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UNRWA teacher Amal Abu Harb photographed with her students. © 2019 Yaser Elian
28 June 2019
Education is a basic human right for children around the world, from France/Switzerland to India, Canada to South Africa. And it’s one that has the power to change children’s lives, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed.
Rayan Abu Srour photographed with her certificate of appointment as the Permanent Ambassador to Palestine by Handong University. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Abeer Ismail
25 June 2019
“I’ve been lucky twice! First, when I won a scholarship from Bethlehem University to study in South Korea for a whole semester and, second, when I was named a Permanent Ambassador to Palestine by Handong University.
Hussein al-Najjar is a Palestine refugee from Gaza and a beneficiary of the UNRWA Cash for Work Programme supported by the Czech Republic.©2019 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
21 June 2019
“Before 2006, there were always work opportunities in Gaza. Nowadays, whenever I look for work, I am refused. I have children to feed and a sick mother to care for.”
Three-year-old Malak Ata Qasem drinks milk provided to her family by UNRWA as part of their quarterly food basket. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Mohammad Al Hinnawi
15 May 2019
Nisreen Foad Qasem is a forty-year-old Palestine refugee mother of nine, living in Gaza City. Despite the hard living conditions, resilience and determination emanate from her and every corner of her clean and well-organized home. “My children are all that I live for; I am...