disAbility

Dina, Eman, Sawsan are featured in the short movie. Three women with disabilities living in the Gaza Strip that thanks to the INCLUDE project, made by EducAid in collaboration with RIDS – Italian Network Disability and Development, had the chance to attend workshops, meetings, activities that led them, step by step, to realize their professional ideas and to know their rights of women with disabilities thereby acquiring decision-making power over their lives. The INCLUDE project aims to combat discrimination faced by disabled people in Palestine in the Gaza Strip by promoting rights and economic and social empowerment.

About Gaza

Three stories tell about Gaza and its inhabitants.
Video produced by Consolato Generale d’Italia a Gerusalemme, Cooperazione Italiana allo Sviluppo (Ministero Affari degli Esteri) in collaboration with EducAid Onlus.

New aids for the I-CAN center in the Gaza Strip

March 2020: the aids sent from Italy to our Center for the Independent Life of People with Disabilities I-CAN, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, make their entry into the Gaza Strip. A huge range of products adapted to user needs, thanks to the advice of the Center for Autonomy in Rome: 66 wheelchairs for children and adults, 21 postural systems between cushions and backs for all ages, 13 walkers, 10 aids for adapting the bathroom, 7 stabilizers and transfer systems, 21 pieces of materials for adapting the functions of the hands, 53 aids for everyday activities, 32 technological aids for facilitating communication, 60 spare parts of manual and electric wheelchairs, scooters and much more. Special recognition for the support provided by UNDP Palestinian for facilitating entry operations.