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A.S.D.O.B. (Association Sènègalaise pour le Dèveloppement des Organisations de Base) is an association based in Guedawaye Pikine. Since 1997, it has operated in the towns of Dakar, Tambacounda, St Louis, Matam, Mbour, Kolda and Thies seeking to promote the development of the base organizations active on that territory through the realization of non-formal educational programs about health, hygiene, HIV prevention and professional training activities. I order to achieve these goals A.S.D.O.B. works in cooperation with different institutions and Senegalese associations like the Health National Council, the National Committee of Drug Struggle, the Health Departmental District and the Municipality of Guèdiwaye, the Center for Popular and sportive Education (CDEPS) of Guèdiawaye and the National Coordination of Operators for Literacy in Senegal (CNOAS).
R.E.C. (Remedial Education Center) is a Palestinian NGO born in 1993. It operates in Jabalia, an area of Gaza, in favor of disadvantaged children. These youngsters comefrom families living in precarious conditions and they often show issues of socialization and closure as well as concentration and learning difficulties. The Association provides health assistance and psycho-social support for kids and families, in particular for the mothers, and promotes recreational activities: from music to theatre, from summer camps to manual activities and scholastic education.
P.A.T.R.I.R. (Peace Action, Training and Research Institute of Romania) is an independent, non-governmental and nonprofit organization. It has been active in Romania and on the international arena since March 2001. Its main objective is to promote peace, the transformation of conflicts and, at the same time, the prevention of any kind of violence – direct, structural, cultural – in Romania and on the international level.
P.N.T. (Palestinian National Theater) is a Palestinian association based in East Jerusalem which operates in the field of drama and informal education providing drama classes for youngsters and children. Since 2010 it has cooperated with EducAid and many local organizations for the realization of a project financed by European Union and Emilia Romagna Region in East Jerusalem, Ramallah and Bethlehem, promoting PlayBus activities for children.
Al Rowwad is a Palestinian association based in Aida refugee camp (Bethlehem) with a specific focus on cultural and educational activities. In the past 3 years, Al Rowwad, in partnership with EducAid and Nexus, has been involved in the implementation of PlayBus activities in the areas of Bethlehem, Hebron, Jenin, Nablus.
Al Amal is a Palestinian NGO that has worked for 19 years in the field of social work, especially in the care of deaf-mute individuals. Thanks to its activities, Al Amal is considered an excellence in Gaza in the field of social care. EducAid started its cooperation with Al Amal in 2003 through the organization of activities with the PlayBus aimed to the improvement of the well-being of the Palestinian childhood. Since 2011 EducAid has resumed it collaboration with Al Amal for the realization of a project which has provides PlayBus-related and extra- scholastic activities of informal education for all the disadvantaged minors in the southern Gaza Strip.
T.D.P. (Theatre Day Production) is a Palestinian non-governmental organization born in Gaza in 2000 thanks to a pilot project. Today Theatre Day Production is legally based in Ramallah; it has concluded numerous projects oriented towards the promotion of drama among young people. TDP interacts directly with youngsters and children through the realization of training activities for schools and associations about themes like dramatization, expressiveness, story-telling, and management. TDP is a school of drama that offers young people the possibility, after a training course of the duration of 3 years, to become trainers and drama teachers. All the texts produced are written within the association mirroring the culture and local issues; the shows are performed in schools and associations of local communities. In addition, the boys and girls id TDP perform during international tours in Europe as well.
A.S.A. (A Step Away) is a Lebanese NGO based in Beirut and born in 2006. It was established by a group of activists who shared a long experience in the human rights sectors. A.S.A’s main objective is to promote awareness about human rights, democracy, prevention and nonviolent conflicts resolution, economic development. It provides support to civil society organizations, schools, young groups and governmental institutions through training and capacity-building activities. A.S.A. has cooperated with EducAid and Cospe since 2011 for the realization a project financed by Emilia Romagna Region.
S.H.S. (Stars of Hope) is a leading organization in the field of disability in Palestine. It entirely managed by women with
disability (WWD) for women with disability. SHS is the only organization of this kind in Palestine and one of the few operating in the World. It seeks to promote inclusion and fights against discrimination. It chiefly operates through a double-layered framework: it empowers women with disability nationally and it carries out actions of advocacy.
Its goal is to improve the quality of life and multiply the opportunities for women with disabilities through the inclusion of
WWD in the social, economic, political and cultural sphere; the development of a network of WWD in Palestine; the struggle against those social habits which discriminate WWD; the pressurization of institutions for the application of norms; and the organization of training activities.
G.U.D.P. (General Union for Disabled People) is an organization founded in 1991, the largest and oldest association for disabled people in Palestine. It currently has 35.000 affiliates and it has offices in each Palestinian governorate. It is a national organization representing and defending the rights of people with disability (PWD) against any form of discrimination. It operates in order to direct resources and promote the rights of PWD, in order to guarantee a decent and independent life for the most vulnerable individuals in the local communities. GUDP is chiefly led by people with disabilities and provides services of advocacy and assistance.
Assawat Society is an organization established by the parents of people with intellective disabilities. Its main goal is to
cooperate in order to protect the rights of their children and to support other parents with disabled children.
The projects carried out by Assawat Society aim to protect and support, empower people with disability (PWD), spread knowledge about the rights of PWD in the community and pressurize institutions and policy-makers in favor of PWD.
S.D.F. (Social Developmental Forum)– formerly P.F.R.D.(Palestinian Forum for Relief and Development)- is a volunteer organization established in 1996. It addresses the issues affecting the youngsters of Gaza, seeking to contribute to the creation of a Palestinian democratic society. Its projects tackle a wide range of issues and they include the realization of activities such as: multimedia workshops for young women, educational and cultural activities for minors, school support for children with disabilities, awareness-raising workshops with regards to the rights of women.
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) provides assistance, protection, education, health care, and social services for 5 million Palestinian refugees living in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. UNRWA is the only UN agency dedicated to helping refugees from a specific region or conflict.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results
The Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD), established in 1981, is a Palestinian women’s, organization that contributes to develop the feminist struggle within national, social, and developmental dimensions. The organization believes that liberating women is connected directly with ending the occupation and establishing a full Palestinian democratic sovereign civil state. PWWSD is a reference for women and all those individuals or institutions interested in women’s issues. PWWSD is active all over West Bank and Gaza Strip and an active member in several local, regional, and global networks and coalitions, such as the Palestinian NGO Network, the Arab Women Network (Aisha), the International Union for Workers Education
The Palestinian Child Center was established in 2000 by a group of social activists, due to the difficult conditions of Shu’fat Refugee Camp in terms of the absence of playgrounds and cultural, social and sport activities for children as well as overpopulation, which causes social diseases that increase the difficulties of the Palestinian daily life. Its goal is to fulfill the needs of children by instilling within them moral and national awareness to complete the struggle of returning to their historical land and achieve what others have so far failed to do
The Gaza Chamber of Commerce and Industry is part of the Palestinian Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, funded in 1989 in Jerusalem under the initiative of the Palestinian members. The Federation’s representatives are located in all governorates of West Bank, Gaza Strip, and in the major cities. The goal of the Federation is to improve each Chamber and to enhance their contribution to economic growth, providing high quality services to the members and to the private stakeholders, influencing and participating in the formulation of economic policies and laws.
The Ministry of Education of El Salvador (MINED) works for the promotion of a widespread, high quality learning and teaching, in order to achieve education for all. MINED is committed to the creation of a fairer, more democratic and developed country. With its support to education and knowledge, the Ministry of Education helps citizens become more aware of their rights and responsibilities towards family, society and the nation; it gives them the tools and skills to participate actively in the country’s cultural, political, and economic affairs; it encourages critical and creative thinking, promoting ethical, humanistic and spiritual values.
The COMHECH (Colectivo de Mujeres y Hombres Emprendedores y Emprendedores Chalatecas y Chalatecos) it's a community-based organization founded in 2017 by entrepreneurs form the Quezaltepeque municipality, in El Salvador. They are committed to promote sustainable human development in Concepción Quezaltepeque, in favour of the most vulnerable part of the population. The COMHECH works together with local institutions, because everyone should take part in improving people's integral development. Their work is focused on the protection of human rights and the environment, on the promotion of gender equality, on migration and healthcare.