In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8th), we pay tribute to the amazing women of TYO – our female staff. The women of TYO work to provide Nablus’ children and mothers with robust, multi-generational programming.
From lesson planning to recruiting children to reading stories, the women of TYO can do it all!
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In honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day (February 1st), we pay tribute to the incredible female athletes at TYO. In a culture where boys typically take control of the field, girls at TYO break the gender stereotypes.
From basketball to soccer, volleyball to relay races, tug-of-war to hula hoops, this series highlights girls in sports.
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Volunteers are the glue of TYO; they help keep everything together. American interns come as volunteers to lead classes for the women and children of Nablus. TYO’s local volunteers – university students and recent graduates keep everything going. Some of them act as translators for the interns, while others help the students with projects and homework. This results in students getting individual attention, allowing them to develop more skills with confidence.
These photos show some of the many volunteers – both foreign and international – who kindly give their time and energy to help the future generation of Nablus.
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One of the most important beliefs of TYO is that of women empowerment. Through programs such as Fostering Women Entrepreneurs in Nablus (FWEN) and Women’s Incubations Servies for Entrepreneurs (WISE), TYO is able to help local women advance their businesses and make their dreams become realities by having women attend workshops, trainings, and English classes.
This series of photos illustrates the hard work and dedication these women have put into furthering their businesses.
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Back to school season is finally here! The children at TYO’s Nablus center are looking forward to seeing their friends and teachers again.
One of the most important relationships formed at TYO is that of the mentor and mentee. Sometimes, the mentor is an adult but sometimes, the mentor can be a child or a fellow peer. No matter who the mentor, having a safe space and a friend in your classroom is crucial.
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