This is in hopes of raising an adequate amount of money for the health and education sectors of the children of Palestine who are in need of educational and medical resources. The charity that recieves your money is American Charities for Palestine, a fully vetted and secured organization as per the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The website for the organization is http://www.americaforpalestine.org/. This organization takes part in many projects such as furthering medical developments and technological developments for the children of Palestine in order to better their educations.
Projects and Project Descriptions Include:
Giving the Gift of Vision to Children
To mark World Sight Day on October 11, 2012, ACP launched its first online campaign to raise funds for children’s eye care at St. John’s Eye Hospital.
The Four Homes of Mercy (FHOM)
In 2011, ACP facilitated a $10,000 donation to The Four Homes of Mercy, which provides permanent residency and 24-hour clinical care to 78 neurologically disabled Palestinian men, women and children.
Mediterranean Youth Technology Club (MYTecC)
In 2010, ACP facilitated a $50,000 from Craig Newmark to support MYTecC, an innovative new program that builds leadership capacity and cross-cultural skills among Palestinian youth through technology and social media.
Supporting Essential Eye Care in Palestine
In 2011, ACP facilitated a $27,000 donation to support St. John’s Eye Hospital’s cataract surgery program. This donation funded over 100 sight-saving surgeries for Palestinians who were blinded by cataract and otherwise could not afford treatment.
Beit Ur Al-Tahta Development ACP, CHF International, the Sheikh Mohammed Shami Foundation and USAID partner to fund a $400,000 development project in the West Bank village of Beit Ur Al-Tahta.
[Spafford Children Center]
Spafford Children's Center of Jerusalem ACP donated $5000 to the Spafford Children’s Center of Jerusalem, which provides medical, psycho-social and educational services to vulnerable children in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
[Ziad Asali One Laptop Per Child]
One Laptop Per Child ACP facilitates the distribution of 1,000 laptop computers donated by One Laptop Per Child Inc., to be delivered by the USAID to Palestinian students in the Occupied West Bank.