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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So much about this holiday season is about giving, and it can be a long and arduous hunt to find a meaningful gift for your loved ones. Let Palestine Note take some of the burden off with our gift guide featuring products and opportunities that also give back to the people of Palestine. Olive oils, soaps, glass, wood carvings, and more!
And remember, these gifts are also good the whole year round. Birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, or even just because!
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Its that time of year to start thinking about giving! Why not give to the future of a Palestinian child in honorarium of your loved ones? Or just because you want to see your money go to a good cause this year?
With your support of less than $2 a day for three months, one TYO student will be transported to and from the TYO center; eat a healthy meal; and participate in quality educational programming. Moreover, your sponsorship will ensure that they have access to a safe space to learn and grow that will serve as the foundation for a healthy life.
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Women are an extremely important and crucial part of societies and families. As such, TYO began the Women’s Group in the fall of 2011 in order to further the efforts to empower women and mothers. TYO offers them many classes including subjects such as health, parenting, IT, aerobics and English. Not only do women personally benefit from these classes, but by supporting mothers, their children do as well.
“If you educate a man you educate one person; if you educate a woman you educate and liberate a nation”
– Malcolm X
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