Palestine Aid is a project of Aishah Help. We aim to provide relief and dignity to Palestinians living under occupation and as refugees. We provide immediate relief to those in great need, while also developing local capacity and skills to ensure the long-term development of the Palestinian people. www.palestineaid.org
The following projects are only possible with your help:
£10 could provide educational material for a child in Gaza
£20 could provide a food pack for 1 family (Zakah). You can view family profile here: www.sistersinneed.org
£25 could help restock essential medical supplies
£300 could pay a paramedic/doctor/nurse his/her monthly wage
£500 could provide a sewing machine for a family to generate income (Zakah)
£3000 could help towards training a nurse or health professional
£20,000 could provide a water tanker in Gaza
£30,000 could provide an ambulance in Gaza
The population of Gaza is 1.6 million, with over 50% under 18. 38% of Gazans live in poverty.
26% of the Gazan workforce, including 38% of youths, is unemployed. The average wage declined by over 20% in the past six years.
54% of Gazans are food insecure and over 75% are aid recipients.
35% of Gaza’s farmland and 85% of its fishing waters are totally or partially inaccessible due to Israeli military measures.
50-80 million litres of partially treated sewage are dumped in the sea each day.
Over 90% of the water from the Gaza aquifer is undrinkable.
85% of schools in Gaza run on double shifts.
About one-third of the items in the essential drug list are out of stock.
Source: United Nations