Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children

 
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 11 months ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has received 2 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has received 8 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Towards new horizons
    By - Melanie Atrash - Project Manager
    Mira (name changed) is a quiet, introverted girl that started learning Oud last year. She is one of our most excellent students, and one of the few girls learning this instrument. She is one of the AACT students from last year to continue her music education at Beit Almusica; one out of 14 who are now regular students of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Round up of creative music for 2012/13
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community Projects Manager
    The last three months – even though some of it summer holiday – have been packed with work and events. The last two weeks of June saw our end-of-the-year concerts. With 363 students in the academic year 2012/13 the Conservatory is now holding we cannot feature all in one final concert. A special part of one of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has received 7 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Slowly, but steadily
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community Projects Manager
    Update: May 2013 As it is, we are moving slowly, but steadily towards the end of our current academic year, we still have about a month to go. So, what’s it been like in numbers? Or: what has your support enabled us to do? 100 students were given full and partial scholarships based on their families’ socio...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Clamour Sound Project with Beit Almusica!
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community Projects Manager
      There is great a lot of great news since our last update. First of all, we are happy to welcome 12 children of the latest AACT project as regular students of Beit Almusica in flute, qanoun, clarinet, oud, violin and cello. These are but a few of the children we would love to have with us. Every additional support...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Why do we teach music?
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community Projects Manager
    Why do we teach music? This is one question we have been asked more than once throughout the project year by the children and their families. The answer to could be either very complex or very simple, but one answer clearly came out as a result of this project: because it makes the world – and life - a little...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Postcard: Project Site Visit
    By - Sonja Lehner - GlobalGiving Program Associate
    After a moment of embarrassment while searching for the building where Beit Almusica had its facilities, only to realize they had a two-story banner with their organization’s name on it directly facing us, Manmeet and I made it to the Beit Almusica offices. The Community Projects Manager, Melanie Atrash, greeted us...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    "Music is Magic"
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community Projects Manager
    Update 13: July 2012 Well, our current academic year has now come to an end. It has been an amazing year full of experiences, excitements, sad stories and happy ones. April and May were rather quiet months for work – together with the schools we had holidays for about three weeks in spring, after that we came back to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has received 15 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    "Tune the Music"
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community Projects Manager
    It is hard to believe that we are already well past half our current project year. Every week comes with its own surprises and challenges, and hardly any week goes by without another special story or event – sometimes happy and sometimes sad. Two students broke their arms, and now receive alternative music lessons....
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Moving forward with full speed
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community projects manager
    After several weeks of internal preparations we finally got to actually start our project work with the consent of the schools and the Ministry of Education representatives.  School were asked to prepare lists of 40 students from grades 3-5 fitting into the previously set criteria of children at risk. During four...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    BONUS DAY: Wednesday, October 19
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community Projects Manager
    Working Together for a Happier Childhood: BONUS DAY: Wednesday, October 19 2011  “When I play music, I am flying in another world” Dear Friends, We are excited to inform you about a special opportunity: on Wednesday October 19, GlobalGiving  (a non-profit that connects donors with grassroots projects...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Update 9: September 2011 Back on track and rolling
    By - Melanie Atrash - Community Projects Manager
    Update 9: September 2011 Back on track and rolling! We are finally back to school and already full into the renewed and improved AACT project. After a short summer vacation we started full speed with the preparation work for the project. We have now chosen the final four schools to participate in the project according to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Renewed Commitment: Getting ready for a new School
    By - Heidi Paredes - Program and Resource Development
    We are getting ready to go to back to school again: this time not as students but as agents of change. For this purpose we need every support that we could get and the best musical vibrations from around the world. We look forward to move ahead with the AACT project during the School-Year 2011-2012. This occasion we will...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has received 17 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Working Together for a Happy Childhood
    By - Heidi Paredes - Heidi Paredes
    “Music gives me power and energy” Only one Day: On March 16 GlobalGiving.org is matching at 30% online donations! Salma is an average Palestinian child in Israel. She lives under the poverty line in overcrowded conditions and has a fair chance to drop out from a severely substandard school. She has limited...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Children Speak for Themselves
    By - Heidi Paredes - Resource Development
    We are approaching a new year and would like to use this opportunity to glance back to 2010. Thanks to your generous donation, we have been able to bring about a positive change in the lives of 60 Palestinian children and their families. In a recent video documentation of the project, children, parents and teachers tell how...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    AACT Project undergoes External Evaluation
    By - Heidi Paredes - Resource Development
    Affirmative Action for Children Today, or AACT in its acronym, promotes bold moves to support children in the clearly disadvantaged Palestinian minority in Israel: 60% of such children live in poverty. In July and August 2010, an external evaluation of the project took place. The main conclusions of the evaluation...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has received 16 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    The Significance of your Amazing Support!
    By - Heidi Paredes - Resource Development
    Affirmative Action for Children Today, or AACT in its acronym, promotes bold moves to support children in the clearly disadvantaged Palestinian minority in Israel: 60% of such children live in poverty. With your amazing support, Beit Almusica is playing its own part by selecting 60 children from Shefa Amer and Ibillin...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Make a Direct Difference: PLEASE ACT TODAY!
    By - Heidi Paredes - Resource Development
    The AACT (Affirmative Action for Children Today) reached an important milestone: 60 talented Palestinian children aged 8 – 10 year have been selected. They began their music education at the Beit Almusica Conservatory in December 2009. The positive contribution of the project can be felt already after the first month...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    One step closer...
    By - Heidi Paredes - Resource Development
    We have great news: Two donors will support this project, which has now a name: AACT (Affirmative Action for Children Today). Thanks to all contributions, we will be able to provide music education to 60 Palestinian children aged 8-10 years, facing social and economic disadvantage in Israel. In order to ensure...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children posted a progress report
    Your contribution matters
    By - Heidi Paredes - Staff Member
    Thanks to your support we reached the challenge! Through your generous and crucial donation we have been invited to stay on the Global Giving UK site. More important than that: We will be able to support Palestinian children in Israel, facing social & economic disadvantage, to reach a positive change through...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has received 62 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Support 450 Disadvantaged Palestinian Children has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Melanie Atrash

Community Projects Manager
Shefa-Amer 20200, Israel

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