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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…  


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…  

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