Ms. Lana Abu Hijleh, Global Communities Country Director in the West Bank and Gaza, was recognized by the John McNulty Prize committee for her leading role in improving and implementing the “Youth Local Councils” initiative in Palestine. In a ceremony held in New York City, Ms. Abu Hijleh received an award for being one of
On a quarterly basis, Global Communities (CHF International) distributes food assistance to 14,222 vulnerable families across the Gaza Strip through its Food Security Program (FSP). This includes flour, lentils, dried chick peas, vegetable oil, and salt. The FSP is funded by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United States Agency for International
The Aqqaba Secondary Girls’ School, Tubas Governorate – the FIRST Palestinian “green school” – was inaugurated in a special ceremony hosted by the mayor of Aqqaba, Mr. Jamal Abu Ara. Officials and representatives from the Palestinian Authority, the US Consulate, USAID, Global Communities, and other organizations,
Global Communities, in partnership with the UN-World Food Programme, has been distributing vital in-kind food assistance to thousands of Palestinian families since 2005. Today, Global Communities continues this outstanding effort by providing seasonal food assistance to families in need in West Bank and Gaza. Late last month, Global Communities
Global Communities takes great pride in completing the construction of the Aqqaba Secondary Girls’ School – Tubas Governorate, the first Green School in the West Bank & Gaza according to the Palestinian Higher Green Building Council (PHGBC) guidelines.
Global Communities finished the construction of a two-floor
Global Communities is proud to have shepherded the establishment of the “Joint Service Council for Planning and Development” for Bethlehem municipalities. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Bethlehem Mayor Vera Baboun, Beit Sahur Mayor Hani Hayek, Beit Jala mayor Nicola Khamees, and Ad Doha Mayor Khaled Mahboub,
A delegation led by USAID West Bank/Gaza Mission Director Mr. David Harden conducted a site visit to Aqqaba Green school (the first green school in Palestine) in Aqqaba, Tubas. This project is being implemented by Global Communities under the USAID-funded Local Government and Infrastructure (LGI) program.
Global Communities celebrated the graduation of the 2014-2015 round of engineering fellows. The fellows completed eight months of technical, non-technical, and site training benefitting from the experience of Global Communities professionals. Several of the fellows have already secured employment either in Palestine or regionally.