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Jafra’s First Activity in Burj el-Barajneh and Shatila Camps in Lebanon

With joy on kid’s faces, Jafra started working in Burja el-Barajneh Camp in Lebanon through a puppet theatre in cooperation with Child Protection Net. The play has focused on the right of child in learning and playing and displayed the risks of child labour. Jafra has also managed a cleaning campaign in Burj el-Barajneh and […]

Inauguration of Handala Center in Greece

Jafra Foundation in Greece continues offering trainings and various activities. On Wednesday, Handala Center for Heritage was inaugurated. The Center exhibits Palestinian heritage handcraft products in addition to the works accomplished by guys who have just finished photography course. The Foundation, furthermore, has recently held a first aid training at the Cultural Forum in Athens, […]

December Newsletter

Safe Space for the Child to Play After two months from joining the psychological support sessions organized by Jafra Foundation, Jana was able to get rid of her shyness and started sharing her toys with friends.  In some of the activities, Jana had an enjoyable interaction with the supervisors. Throughout its development programmes, Jafra realized […]

October Newsletter

International Day of #RuralWomen This month, Jafra Foundation acknowledges “International Day of Rural Women”. The United Nations day recognizes the contribution of women living in rural areas. Women living and working in these areas are often overlooked in their opportunities for education, training and pursuing careers focused on their own aspirations. In the context of […]

August Newsletter

Fire Emergency Response in Greece Showing just how giving our own volunteers are despite being refugees and the hardships they have faced themselves, Jafra Foundation volunteers in Greece have sprung into action to provide relief and support to wildfire victims in Attica. The wildfires are reportedly the second deadliest ever recorded in history, with more […]

July Newsletter

Rebuilding Palestinian Livelihoods in Yarmouk Last month Jafra Foundation launched our project in partnership with GlobalGiving “Rebuilding Palestinian Livelihoods in Yarmouk”. The project successfully aligned with Jafra Foundation’s advocacy for the peaceful return of Palestinian civilians and rehabilitation to minimally damaged areas of Yarmouk, following the military offensive on the camp in May. The offensive […]

The Importance of My Work

Mohamed is a Jafra Foundation volunteer working throughout the conflict in South Damascus for the last 3 years. More recently, Mohamed has been the focal point for a health project in Yelda, South Damascus – an area subject to immense destruction and an influx of displaced people from Yarmouk. At 25 years old, Mohamed a […]

June Newsletter

Global Giving Campaign This month, Jafra Foundation launched its Global Giving Campaign “Rebuilding Palestinian Livelihoods in Yarmouk Camp”. Once the “Capital of Diaspora”, Yarmouk Camp was home to 260,000 Palestinians, and a further 700,000 Syrians before the crisis. More recently the camp has all but been destroyed except for a few small pockets that can […]