Rachel Corrie Rebuilding Campaign, Gaza 2nd Home

$9,606 $37,394
Raised Remaining


If there ever was need for a symbol of hope, it is now. Please help rebuild the next home in the Rachel Corrie Rebuilding Campaign in Gaza, the home of physiotherapist Ali Al Bahry and his family.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

We are deeply concerned about the burgeoning humanitarian crisis caused by the closure of the borders of the Gaza Strip. Israeli and Palestinian human rights groups, along with U.N. agencies, are making urgent appeals to Israel and the U.S. to open Gaza's borders to avert further humanitarian disaster. We ask your help to rebuild the home of the family of physiotherapist Ali Al Bahry, whose job at the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme is to provide care for those recovering from trauma.

How will this project solve this problem?

Completed June speaking tour with Jerusalem Rabbi Milgrom & Gaza NGO partner Mr. El Nounou. Americans are calling their representatives to ask their help to end blockade. Family to meet with architect; Groundbreaking;Construction;Housewarming Teleco

Potential Long Term Impact

Rebuilding this home during the Gaza blockade means you believe that collective punishment must end. Together we show that rebuilding, not destroying, can replace violence with justice, lead to an opening of the Gaza border, and peace negotiations.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $9,606

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $9,606 .  The original project funding goal was $47,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Thanks to 93 donors like you, a total of $9,606 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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Project Leader

Donna Baranski-walker

Executive Director
Palo Alto, CA United States

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