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Al-Ghad Al-Jadid Center

National Network: 
Palestine
Address: 
Deir Al Latin Building, 2nd floor, Municipality Street-Beit Sahour, Palestine
Beit-Sahour
Telephone: 
+972 022 774 829
Fax: 
+972 022 774 829
Mobile Phone: 
+972 599 310 617
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2003
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

Al Ghad Al Jadid is a Palestinian non-profit, non-governmental, youth development organization established in 2003 to improve youth conditions, develop their role in serving society, sponsor their innovations, develop their capacities, and expand their horizon.
Al Ghad Al Jadid Center targets marginalized youth groups, especially girls and those with special needs. The general assembly consists of 43 members, its board of directors consist of 11 members. We have a dance troupe that do performance in a lot of occasions and they had the chance to do performances in other countries in Europe. At summer times we always arrange for summer camps for children, workshops and other activities.
Our budgetary resources come from the member fees each year and the fees in using the computer lab that we have in Al Ghad Al Jadid building. Sources of funding are British Consulate, EU , Spanish Government, and Pontifical Mission.
Al Ghad Al Jadid Center depends on projects and workshops as modilities of action. Main Partners for us is ASECOP & Buildinf a Better World.

Mission and Objectives: 

The mission of Al Ghad Al Jadid is to promote the rights of youth, women, and promote awareness of their Palestinian traditional heritage. This is accomplished through running a youth center in Beit Sahour and implementing vocational training workshops, as well as workshops on Palestinian heritage, democracy, and human rights.
OBJECTIVES
o To provide opportunities for children and youth to achieve success in the future
o To assist the youth in finding their place in society
o To prepare and encourage children and youth to use their skills for the benefit of society
o To develop the capacity of youth in Palestine

Main Projects / Activities: 

Our main Projects or activity concentrate on:
1- Training courses for democracy & Human rights
2- Training computer courses and English courses
3- Youth summer camps for special needs children
4- Dabka dance troupe

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

We can contribute to the Network by sharing our knowledge, experience, and vast network of working relations, specifically with local government and village councils.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

Al Ghad Al Jadid Center would like to join the ALF Network in order to meet other organizations working in Palestine in a similar field (youth and education)in order to collaborate with these organizations on implementing projects and furthering the rights of youth to participate in society.

Al Ghad Al Jadid believes that cooperating with other similar minded organizations can help improve and increase their services for Palestinian youth. We can learn from each other and come up with more creative solutions to problems together.