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Child Centre – Gaza launches 2019 summer activities in the context of Wajd Programme

In the context of the “Extracurricular Activities for Wajd Children Project – 4th Year”, the Child Centre – Gaza /A.M. Qattan Foundation launched 2019 summer activities on 9 June 2019. The project contributes to promoting innovation and creativity among children.

A total of 340 Wajd children participate in activities this year. These feature a wide array events, including creative writing, choir, Dabke, computer, arts, and science. Children also engage in sports, such as football, karate, and volleyball.

The project is part of the Wajd Programme, launched by the Welfare Association – Taawon in support of children orphaned during the 2014 Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. This distinctive programme is mainly funded by the Qatar Fund for Development and receives co-funding from the Bank of Palestine and Hajj Hashem Ata al-Shawwa Charitable Endowment Fund.

The Wajd Programme aims at empowering children orphaned in the 2014 Israeli assault on Gaza to live in dignity, move on to accomplish their aspirations and hopes, and be active members in society.