Al-Aqsa Fund, conscious of the high levels of unemployment in the Palestinian territories, was responsible for financing job creation initiatives linked to the rehabilitation of social infrastructure in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. It supported the activities of local NGOs responsible for the development
The program aims to improve the living standards of the Palestinians people in both the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and alleviate the social and economic difficulties through nine different projects targeting mainly the educational and health sectors, eight of these projects will be implemented in west
The humanitarian crisis fueled by the Israeli 2008/09 attack on Gaza, leaves the living conditions in the Gaza strip inhuman by any measure, the war destroyed the infrastructure, Public Buildings, demolishes Homes of People, and even the Health Centers were targeted during that aggression.
This Grant helped PECDAR to Implement 97 different Projects in different Fields; the main Objective of this fund was to support the government by constructing Governorates buildings, in the west bank and Gaza Strip, but the main object of this fund was changed due to emergency needs in other fields.
The objective of the Integrated Community Development Program (ICDP), which was launched In mid 2002, was to implement the sum of one hundred micro projects in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in the social, economical, environmental and agricultural sectors.
The program also provided support for information
This initiative, which started at the end of January 2003, formed part of PECDAR ’s overall Emergency employment creation program designed to relieve some of the hardship caused by the Israeli policy of closure in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. It was estimated that the program will generate
The main goal of this emergency program was to create jobs through implementing micro projects in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The Arab Fund supported this scheme. The overall program was scheduled to be completed by the end of 2005.
The Program was funded by: The Arab Fund.
This job creation program had two main components:
Support for micro and small-scale infrastructure projects; and
The provision of short-term technical assistance.
Thirty-five projects in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip were financed through the Program in the sectors of education, health,
The Arab Fund Support Program focused on providing assistance in transportations, as well as in the education and health sectors, in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, through soft Loans by the Arab Fund. The program was completed by the end of 2003,
One Part of this Program was used for the completion
This program was funded by the European Union, PECDAR implemented (MSP) on three phases, providing support for a wider range of municipalities as well as additional village councils, for the development of essential infrastructure, including roads, and water and wastewater facilities, in The West Bank