September 5th, 2016|

8 more sleeps …until our Live Appeal on Islam Channel! 

Ramadan 2016 Special Donation

September 1st, 2016|

Kindly funded by: Mr Almas Tanvir Khan, Mrs Parveen Tanvir & Family Interpal is grateful to the Tanvir family for their kind gift to the people of Gaza. During the month of Ramadan, Interpal tries to alleviate the struggles of those families most in need. The blockade on Gaza has entered its tenth year, continues [...]

Supporting local businesses in Gaza

September 1st, 2016|

We are committed to long-term investment in Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan in order to promote sustainable development and growth. Our job creation programmes secure employment to struggling communities and fuel investment in the local economy. With Gaza’s economy on the verge of collapse, and youth unemployment reaching the highest level in the world, [...]

Interpal partners with The Glasgow Medical Project to deliver medical aid to Palestinians in Gaza

September 1st, 2016|

Interpal teamed up with a group of medical professionals from The Glasgow Medical Project to deliver hospital equipment and medical supplies to struggling physicians working in the Gaza Strip. As a result of the occupation, medical services lack the necessary supplies, equipment and staff needed to ensure quality healthcare. Our medical aid programmes [...]

Back to School – Education Aid 2016

July 29th, 2016|

Interpal’s annual ‘Back to School’ Campaign begins this month. As per usual, we will be supporting students and education facilities to ensure that Palestine’s young people are able to thrive in school! Over the last year, your generosity helped us: Provide over 5000 school kits/uniforms for children across Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan. Provide equipment such [...]

Supporting Palestinian Elders

July 28th, 2016|

Interpal works to ensure that elderly Palestinians are taken care of. The importance of compassion and respect for elders is a valued Palestinian tradition and something we have built into our work in the field. Age brings a number of health and social difficulties, and in the refugee camps of Lebanon or Gaza, this further [...]

Specialist Training for Psycho-Social Support in Lebanon

July 27th, 2016|

Palestinian (and newly arrived Syrian) refugees live difficult lives in which they are subjected to physical, economic and social violence. A thorough assessment of mental health issues facing refugees has not been carried out, however our social workers have reported beneficiaries being anxious, depressed, angry and struggling with mental health disorders in silence. As part [...]

Supporting Access to Clean Drinking Water in Gaza’s Schools

July 27th, 2016|

The summer heat can be unbearable in cramped and damaged homes in Gaza. This is made even more difficult by the lack of access to clean drinking water for many Palestinians. 95% of Gaza’s water is unfit for human consumption and Interpal works to ensure Palestinians are not denied the right to clean water. Last [...]

Trials and Tribulations Seminar

July 26th, 2016|

Our Bradford office helped organised a special seminar on the 24th of July in Southport. The event was aimed at giving people an understanding of two important Surahs of the Holy Quran: Surah Yusuf and Surah Maryam. Both of these Surahs focus on providing spiritual inspiration on dealing with trials and tribulations and was aimed [...]

Fundraising Together #ForPalestine

June 30th, 2016|

Over the last 5 weeks, Interpal’s fundraisers and volunteers have been working hard, both day and night, to get donations to support our Ramadan programmes. This month we have had radio appeals in Bristol, Birmingham and Scotland, TV live appeals on Islam Channel, NTV and Al Hiwar as well as street collections, car washes, stalls [...]

Supporting Gaza’s Young People

June 30th, 2016|

With unemployment and poverty at shocking levels, many talented young students struggle to pay for university and gain qualifications that can help them out of poverty and help their society. Interpal has ensured that this Ramadan, over 60 students were provided with support to pay off university fees and obtain their degree certificates. Many congratulations [...]

Women Under Siege – Struggles Facing Palestinian Women

June 28th, 2016|

This special iftar event held in Bradford, and arranged by our amazing Bradford Fundraising Team, included special speeches from Leyla Hyda, Ashleigh Shaw and Rima Amin, as well as spoken word poetry from Asma Elbadawi. The event raised over £20,000, and attendees said they left feeling inspired, educated and ready to do more for Palestine! [...]

Providing Food for Families in the Gaza Strip

June 28th, 2016|

This Ramadan, our Gaza Field Office have been working to provide food parcels, vouchers and fresh produce for families in Gaza. Over 4000 families received assistance to meet their food requirements during the Holy Month. Interpal are committed to providing what families need and what benefits them, and allowing them to choose items is hugely [...]