Archive for the ‘Organizational News’ Category

Hakim’s Trip to the UK, October 2016

Between 24th and 28th of October, our Director, Hakim, visited the United Kingdom. His trip to the UK was a big success, with many people attending Hakim’s talks – in Oxford, Nottingham and Lancaster – raising awareness about the important work Project Hope is doing. The trip was also a great opportunity for Hakim to meet up with former volunteers and staff members of Project Hope. We would like to provide a special thanks to Charles and Brad at Oxford University, Sayeh and the Palestine Society at Nottingham University, and Abdalkarim and the friends of Palestine society. Lancaster University for making these talks possible. […]

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Special thanks to Beit Zatoun

    On the 30th of November, the Beit Zatoun house in Toronto is organising its final event. Over the years, Beit Zatoun has been a main supporter of Project Hope. In May 2016, Beit Zatoun hosted our Director Hakim Sabbah for a talk. We would like to thank Beit Zatoun and particularly Rob Mas for their ongoing support of Project Hope over all these years.

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Bi-monthly overview Project Hope July-August 2016

The months following the Ramadan are among the busiest for Project Hope, with many international volunteers coming to Nablus to teach in the Summer and Autumn. July 2016 and August 2016 were not an exception to this, with Project Hope welcoming 27 new volunteers in the month of July and 12 new volunteers in August 2016. These international volunteers came to Nablus from a wide variety of countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Singapore, Australia, Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany and Chile, reflecting the diversity of our group of international volunteers. They were assisted by 28 local […]

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Annual Report Project Hope 2015

Project Hope proudly presents its 2015 Annual Report. The 2015 Annual Report provides a statistical overview of the subjects, classes and number of students taught in 2015 and the international and local volunteers who contributed to our mission. In addition, it provides a description of the highlights and the special events Project Hope participated in and helped with over the year. The report also includes an outline of our main international partners who supported us in 2015 and the local partners we cooperated with in the governorate of Nablus to provide our classes to our students. The report concludes with […]

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Project Hope: 2015 in figures

2015 has been a very successful year for Project Hope, with our international and local volunteers providing 1551 classes to a total of 12,431 students. We have summarised our achievements in 2015 in this beautiful infographic, which provides an overview of the number of classes and students taught in 2015, the local partners we provided classes to, more information about our international and local volunteers and the average class size in 2015.

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Summer Camp Activities 2016

Just before the start of the Ramadan on the 6th of June, Project Hope organised Summer camp activities at the Project Hope Training Centre. Five international volunteers, seven local volunteers and two staff members (Noura and Mohammad) taught around 100 children in the age group from 6 to 14 years old from all over Nablus. A video of the Summer camp activities can be found here: The Summer camp activities included: Microsoft Office basic classes Microsoft Office Publisher classes English language classes French language classes More pictures of the Summer Camp Activities can be found below in the slideshow:

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More than 10 years of partnership between Project Hope and Unifor

Project Hope is deeply grateful for its key partnership with Unifor. Unifor is the largest private sector union in Canada and dedicated to social justice in Canada and around the world. Project Hope has been a major beneficiary of the mission of Unifor. As one of its first donors, the Canadian Autoworkers Union (the predecessor of Unifor) provided Project Hope funding in its critical first years, helping Project Hope to set-up its English, French and Creative Arts program; and given the circumstance in Palestine that funding remains as important as ever just to sustain them. While initially teaching around three […]

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Project Hope director Hakim Sabbah will give a talk at Beit Zatoun, Toronto on 17 May

On Tuesday 17 May, Project Hope director Hakim Sabbah will speak at Beit Zatoun from 7 PM to 9:30 PM. In his talk, Hakim will discuss the level and needs of education in Palestine and Project Hope’s role in improving the level of education in Palestine. Furthermore, he will address how education is affected by the occupation and the impediments the occupation imposes on international NGO’s such as Project Hope. The talk of Hakim is followed by a Q&A and conversation. For more information on Hakim’s talk, please visit the Beit Zatoun website.

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Exhibition: Nablus 100 years ago and Nablus today

On 15 March 2016, the French Institute in Nablus hosted a 10 days-exhibition entitled  “Nablus 100 years ago and Nablus today.” The exhibition included black and white photos of Nablus taken by the Ecole Biblique et Archeologique  (the school of Bible and Archeology) in Jerusalem, before the 1927 earthquake that struck the city so badly. The black and white pictures were put into perspective by Tawfiq Abdalrahim of Project Hope. Tawfiq took colour pictures of some of the places photographed in black and white by the Ecole Biblique et Archeologique almost a century ago. More pictures of the exhibition can […]

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Monthly Overview Project Hope December 2015

With the Christmas break nearing, December is usually one of the quieter months at Project Hope. Despite this, Project Hope organised multiple events for its volunteers in December. Our volunteers attended a dinner to try the delicious local Palestinian dishes, various film screenings were held at the Project Hope office, a tour was provided to explore the beautiful old city of Nablus and football matches for international and local volunteers were organised. In December, Project Hope hosted seven international volunteers from Chile, Germany, the United States, France, the Netherlands and Belgium. Thanks to the hard work of them and our […]

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Project Hope

Project Hope is a community not-for-profit and a registered charity.

Project Hope works in the refugee camps, cities, and villages of the Nablus region of the northern West Bank, teaching English and delivering other essential education, arts and sports programs to Palestinian children and youth.

The largest volunteer organization of its kind in Palestine, Project Hope fosters dialogue and cooperation between local and international volunteers, while encouraging its volunteer alumni to remain involved with the issue of Palestine afterward.

A Registered Charity

Project Hope's work is carried out through the Canadian charity “Humanitarian Opportunities for Peace and Education”

Canada

Charity Number:
862587078 RR0001

France

Charity number:
W751227523

Project Hope's work is supported from the United Kingdom and European Union through the Scottish charity Firefly International

UK

Scottish Charity Number:
028744

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