Local Partners

Local Partners
WATAN Organization

WATAN is independent, non-governmental, apolitical and nonsectarian organization. it is a leading Civil Society Organization delivering emergency relief, third sector support and long-term international development projects. WATAN is also committed to helping people and reviving communities.

The Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation - PYALARA

 The Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation – PYALARA – was established by a group of Palestinian young professionals in 1999 as a youth-oriented organization. It seeks to activate and empower young Palestinians both young men and women between thirteen and twenty-five years and equip them with the necessary skills and tools that would enable them to address their issues, needs and rights. 

Palestinian Vision

Ru’ya is a democratic, youth-run non-profit organization, established in 1998. It serves to promote active leadership roles for youth within their communities through training and voluntarism. We have one coordinator in each district and offices in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Ru’ya is the only entirely youth-run registered non-profit organization in Palestine.

Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC)

The Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) is registered as a non-governmental agricultural organization according to the Palestinian Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations Law No. 1 at the Palestinian Ministry of Interior. It is considered as one of the largest agricultural development institutions in Palestine as it was established in 1986 by a group of agronomists. When established, UAWC depended on volunteers completely and formed agricultural committees in the West Bank and Gaza to set the priorities of farmers and help the Union in implementing its programs and community activities.

REFORM - The Palestinian Association for Empowerment and Local Development

REFORM contribute to an inclusive and pluralistic governance system, responsive to the citizens’ needs and based on the values of citizenship. To this aim, REFORM is adopting a strategy for sustainable empowerment of marginalized groups in order to provide equal opportunities for everybody and establish safe spaces for for the society to address the various social fault lines. REFORM is especially involving women and youth with the aim of enhancing their individual and collective abilities in order to increase their role in public life.

Human Rights and Democracy Media Center - SHAMS

“SHAMS” Center believes that dissemination and generalization of human rights should be tackled ‎from a holistic approach that takes into consideration the civil, political, economic, social and cultural ‎rights, and their mutual interdependence on each other.‎ Shams aims mainly at providing capacity building to organizations and individuals (especially women ‎and youth) in the fields of human rights and democratic participation.‎


"Palestinian free, democratic, inclusive society, which grants Palestinians social justice, freedom and equality"

Teacher Creativity Center

The Teacher Creativity Center is a Palestinian non-profit, civic education organisation, working to enable stakeholders in the teaching-learning process to achieve safe, stimulating, democratic school environments which embody human rights and civic education values

Roya Association For Development Abilities

It is a non-profit, independent, Palestinian civil organization concerned with developing the capabilities of the Palestinian society. It was established in Palestine in 2001 by fifty legal persons with the aim of contributing to the development of the capabilities of the Palestinian society. 

South Women Media Forum

South Women Media Forum is concerned with the professional and cultural aspect of female media, as well as its focus on developing and strengthening female media professionals, honing their creative skills, and contributing to the existing imbalance as a result of the lack of media studies and research in Palestine.

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