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Al-Phoenix Association

National Network: 
Dheisheh Refugee Camp Bethlehem, West Bank Palestine
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Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
General Information: 

This is a non-profit organisation registered with the Palestinian Ministry of Interior. There is an establishment Board consisting of 7 members. There are five paid employees. There are 15 volunteers who also work at the center.
Most of our partners are non governmental organisations locally and internationally. We work with civil society organisations in the Bethlehem area and also from all over the West Bank.
Most of our resources are from income coming through the services at the center. We have a guest house, a weding and event halls, a cafeteria, a gym for women, a public garden and library.
The building was completed from contributions from UNDP, Japan, Italy, KFW Germany, CRS, Oxfam Qubec
The center conducts projects with women, youth, children and international summer camps. We also organse events like festivals, celebration days on diffferent occaisons and other community activities.

Mission and Objectives: 

The Association wishes to take an active part in the construction of a free Palestinian sociaty with the aim of creating a politically, socailly and economincally independent country by raising awareness and advancing a democrativce culutre and the development of concepts referring to basic rights which international law bestows upon us: freedom and social justice.human rights and working to ahcive them

Main Projects / Activities: 

Creation of a Theater group of young people who were trained by Al-Harah Theater
Cutural, education and sports Activities for children, women, young people on regular basis and in the summer.
Organising workshops for different sectros of the communtiy
Creation of a public park, public library and a gym for women.
The Association completed and managing the following projects:
A Public park,
A guest House,
A gym for women
A public hall for events
A library