Abir's Garden: a Safe Place to Grow

by Rebuilding Alliance Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified


Bring former combatants together to create a playground for children of Anata, advocate for safety of all children, especially Palestinian children in school zones, and pursue justice for Abir Aramin

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An effort to create a long lasting memorial to Abir Aramin, where children can be children and safely step out of the occupation and into their imagination. Former fighters will work side by side to build the playground, helping Abir's friends and the world see that there are people who care for children and work together for justice and peace. Abir's Garden is a playground, designed by Combatants for Peace members working w the Parents Committee at the Anata School for Girls in E. Jerusalem.


Designs completed, approved. Ready to purchase playground equipment for project phase 1. Combatants for Peace to help with construction in 2 weekends: clearing then assembly. School starts Sep. 5th.

Long-Term Impact

This project arises from the Aramin family's decision to turn their tragedy and despair into care, creativity, and teamwork. Abir's Garden will nurture the children of Anata East Jerusalem and provide a model way to overcome violence.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).


About Combatants for Peace
Twilight Zone /​ 'I've lost my heart', Gideon Levy
Despite loss ofchild, exfighter dedicated to peace
Suspects in killing of 10-year-old not to be tried

Organization Information

Rebuilding Alliance

Location: Burlingame, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.rebuildingalliance.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @RebuildAll
Project Leader:
Donna Baranski-walker
Executive Director
Palo Alto, CA United States

Funded Project!

Thanks to 12 donors like you, a total of $1,930 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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