Asra is a primary school teacher who speaks a billion languages and has lived all over the place. We talked with her about volunteer teaching with Project Hope in Spring 2011, what it was like to grow up a refugee herself, and what she sees for the future of Palestine.
Film making for girlsIn this video, with B-roll shot by Project Hope's own students, Program Advisor Sandy Marshall talks about one of Project Hope's unique film making classes for girls.
Salahuddin is a local Palestinian volunteer with Project Hope. He teaches computer literacy, but don't be fooled. He was Palestine's 2009 Champion in K-1 kickboxing, and teaches Thai boxing for many of our students and volunteers.
Dance ClassThis spring, Norwegian volunteer Lykke taught two dance classes for girls aged 7 to 14. Each class consisted of 12 girls and met for two hours twice a week, providing the girls with regular physical activity, as well as a sense of community. "The after school activities for children in Palestine are so limited, especially for girls," explained Lykke. "It’s a chance for them to be together, to create something together."
Meet 35 Palestinian kids in 27 seconds
Say marhaba to some of Project Hope's enthusiastic young students.