Rebuilding to Remain in Palestine

 
$81,135
$12,282
Raised
Remaining

Our Kindergarten keeps Al Aqaba village standing!

Our Kindergarten keeps Al Aqaba village standing!
Our Kindergarten in Al Aqaba serves 130 students, the Ibn Rush'd Library -- and now houses the Rural Women's Association's Sewing Cooperative and the new "Herbal Infusion" equipment for the upcoming tea bag factory. (view small | med | large | orig)

Second Urban Plan filed by Al Aqaba

Second Urban Plan filed by Al Aqaba
Map shows all sectors of the village's development: green is for agriculture, tan and blue are residential, brown is for public buildings, grey is commercial, red lines are proposed roads, andbrown lines are existing roads. (view small | med | large | orig)

Architects and Engineers on Day 1 Design Charrette

Architects and Engineers on Day 1 Design Charrette
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Haj Sami Sadeq, head of Al Aqaba Village Council

Haj Sami Sadeq, head of Al Aqaba Village Council
Just before the Architectural Design Charrette (view small | med | large | orig)

Al Aqaba built its mosque in shape of peace sign

Al Aqaba built its mosque in shape of peace sign
Salahuddin Al Ayyubi Mosque (view small | med | large | orig)

We started with three families

We started with three families
and raised funds to finish construction of the first 3 homes. (view small | med | large | orig)

This is how you pour a ceiling

This is how you pour a ceiling
In June, we poured the ceiling for Othman and Sara's home! (view small | med | large | orig)

Othman watering the roof to keep it from cracking

Othman watering the roof to keep it from cracking
In June, Othman came every day to water the ceiling (view small | med | large | orig)

Favorite: April construction close to kindergarten

Favorite: April construction close to kindergarten
The Israeli courts and army have said the center of the village will remain standing -that is why we are building close to the mosque and kindergarten. (view small | med | large | orig)

Shahad and Shady play at their new home every day

Shahad and Shady play at their new home every day
They are so eager to see their home finished, so ready to move in! (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Donna Baranski-walker

Executive Director
San Mateo, California Palestine

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