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Gaza Emergency Relief Fund

by Rebuilding Alliance
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund
Gaza Emergency Relief Fund

Summary

Children are going hungry in Gaza. Their faces are haunting, their mothers' stories, heartbreaking.Cancer patients are running out of medicines. In August, schools will teach three shifts daily, three children to a desk. In the lead-up to the Manama conference, President Trump cut all forms of US aid to Palestinians including food aid, medical aid, and all aid for education - and there's nothing our Congress can do to override. But there's a way that people can help. Let's begin.

$36,000
total goal
$9,385
remaining
126
donors
13
monthly donors
1
month

Challenge

12 years of blockade on Gaza means that virtually no exports are allowed. There's widespread darkness with power only recently available for 12hrs/day, rolling blackouts. With no exports, few imports, and no means of production, jobs have plummeted resulting in 55% unemployment, and > 72% unemployment for young people under 30. The unemployment means few can buy local, causing more layoffs... this is economic collapse that the World Bank and the UN warned about. Families need a way to hold on.

Solution

A huge problem- but to paraphrase Nabeel Hamdi, "To do something BIG, start small and start where it counts." Help us begin, child by child, family by family. Each week, our NGO partners will work with a family to deliver nutritional food, solar lights, and rehabilitate their barely-livable homes. Our team will provide goats, chickens to families who can raise animals, plant gardens, and give stipends to employers for 3-month job-training to offer men & women a way to learn as they work for pay.

Long-Term Impact

Your support will make a huge difference to the family who grows healthier because you care, and donate. It will matter too to all the caregivers who provide the families with assistance, giving everyone hope. We'll be featuring their stories, week by week, and their stories may shine a light on the problems they face and inspire policy change - in our experience, it is exactly when we've started small- where it counts- that we've found a way to resolve intractable problems. Please give now.

Resources

http:/​/​www.rebuildingalliance.org
Humanitarian situation in Gaza Strip - UNOCHA

Organization Information

Rebuilding Alliance

Location: Burlingame, CA - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @RebuildAll
Project Leader:
Donna Baranski-walker
Executive Director
Burlingame, CA United States
$26,615 raised of $36,000 goal
 
143 donations
$9,385 to go
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