Campaign News

Persistence Pays Off

Asma Masoud, 22, lives in the Jabalia refugee camp in the north of the Gaza Strip and studies Computer Systems Engineering at Al Azhar University in Gaza with a remarkable academic record. Since Al Fakhoora’s Dynamic Future’s inception, Asma has always shown strong leadership characteristics by proposing ideas for local advocacy work and motivating Al Fakhoora students to get involved and participate.
 

Paving the way for a Future Career

Rami Al Henawi, 24 lives in Gaza city and is in his third year of studying business administration at Al Oma University in Gaza. In November 2013, Al Fakhoora’s Dynamic Futures program started an English language training program at the American center, AMIDEAST, which is arguably the best English language training center available to students in Gaza. 

Professional Training Program for Fakhoora Graduates

Mohammed Daloul, 24, lives in the Zaitoun Suburb in Gaza city, and recently graduated from Palestine University with a commerce degree major in accounting and a minor in English language.
 

Information Technology Capacity Building at the heart of the Dynamic Future's Work

As a part of  the Dynamic Futures’ strategy of providing access to higher education and investing in human capital, Al Fakhoora and UNDP are working with the University College of Applied Science (UCAS) to enhance and develop the capacity of the information technology staff with the most need

Returning to Gaza: A Year On

Fadi Hania, 33, lives in Gaza city and is married with two kids. Fadi works as lecturer of software development and software engineering at The University College of Applied Sciences (UCAS) after completing his Master's Degree in the UK as part of Al Fakhoora's International Dynamic Future's master degree scholarship program. 
 

Taking on Additional Activities

Maysara Al Arabeed, 25, lives in Gaza city with his eight family members, and studied mathematics at Al Aqsa University in Gaza. Being articulate remarkable personable, Maysara found work as a public relations officer at Al Aqsa University after he graduated in 2011. This was a change in career direction for Maysara, and in his words, “I am a strong advocate for Palestine and media is our window to the world.” 
 

Shop for Success

42-year-old Sahar Al Byouk is the breadwinner for a family of 12 in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. Together with her elderly husband, Salah and assistance of their sons, they own and manage a small grocery store.
Located on an even smaller street, in a highly populated and poor suburb, without proper infrastructure, the family runs the business, which is located in the same building they live in. A very disadvantaged area without proper infrastructure, the shop is visited by many school children due to its proximity to many schools.
 

Student and Family Life Behind the Scholarship

Al Fakhoora Scholar Abdullah Al Masri, 22, majored in Islamic Law at the Islamic University, graduating with honors this year as one of the top students in the Al Fakhoora Dynamic Future’s program. 
 

IT Capacity Building at UCAS

As a part of building the capacities of local Palestinian Universities, Al Fakhoora’s Dynamic Futures is supporting infrastructure development for IT at the University College of Applied Sciences (UCAS).
 

Dreaming to Study English

Reham Jaber, 20, lives in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. Reham is studying Educational Mathematics at the Islamic University in Gaza (IUG) and is in her third year.
 
Reham is among the first group of students to join the Professional English Language Training at the American Institute AMIDEAST, which is offered as a part of the skilling component of the Dynamic Future’s program.