Peace Starts Here: BUSHRA'S CHILDREN

25 July 2011

Following the tragic death of her daughter, Bushra was left to pick up the pieces and look after her orphaned grandchildren. As illness plunged her family into financial difficulties, a loan from UNRWA's microfinance department helped her develop her small business -- a 24-hour children's nursery -- which has helped support her family and given her financial independence.

Location: West Bank