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A Business Owner and Mother

Amal Moqat, is a 47-year-old mother from Gaza and the sole breadwinner of her family. She applied for a grant from UNDP's DEEP programme to revive my husband’s plant nursery after he left her. She…  


INSPIRE 2019 in Gaza

The United Nations Development Programme and Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, through its programme Al Fakhoora, organized, in partnership with Al Nayzak organization, the first conference of its…  


Youth and Women Employment Programme in Gaza

With a USD 1.2 million support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, UNDP is creating jobs and training opportunities for 596 young men and women in Gaza.  


Partners Conclude Visit to UNDP Projects in Gaza

Field visit by partners to the Gaza Strip to explore some of the cash for work initiatives and youth employment projects UNDP is implementing  


Adding life to words – a voice from Gaza

SAWTI (my voice in Arabic) is an employment generation initiative launched by UNDP’s Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People to develop the skills and capacities of talented young graduates…  


Lifeguarding in Gaza

Bilal Basheer is one of the 120 lifeguards supported by UNDP’s Gaza emergency job creation programme with funds from the Islamic Development Bank. "I should always be cautious and focused, and with…  


When Economic and Education Empowerment pave the way for success

Divorced in 2010, Hala Da’lsa, 29, a refugee at Al Bureej Camp in Gaza, was left devastated and alone to provide for herself. She embarked on an uncertain journey to start her own business making long…  


Economic Recovery in the Gaza Strip - A Distant Goal

The year 2017 marks ten years of the siege of Gaza. Already weakened by years of economic blockade and isolation, the 2014 hostilities wreaked further damage on Gaza’s infrastructure, housing, and…  

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