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What does sustainable fashion mean in Palestine?

What does sustainable fashion mean in Palestine?

Last week, we hosted a BUILDx online event to discuss sustainable fashion and conscious consumption in the context of Palestine. We were joined by four creative individuals who are active in the movement: Malak Ghanam, Anas Dalou, Elias Rizek, and Najla Abdellatif....

Value creation workshop at TPFS

Value creation workshop at TPFS

 “If you were a liquid, what form would you take?” That’s the question asked to participants at the beginning of the value-creation workshop BuildPalestine gave to our friends at Thalassemia Patients Friends Society (TPFS) in Ramallah.  It was a simple...

Meet our First Social Innovation Bootcamp Graduates!

Meet our First Social Innovation Bootcamp Graduates!

Have you ever had an idea for a new project that you wanted to see in your community? Now, did you ever actually take action to implement that idea? We all have tons of ideas, but unfortunately, very few of these ideas see the light of day. At BuildPalestine, we...

BUILDx Ramadan: Who do I give my Zakat to?

BUILDx Ramadan: Who do I give my Zakat to?

As we are approaching the last days of this holy month, many of us are hesitant where to donate Zakat. We therefore took advantage of our last BUILDx session to make it easier for all of us to know more about zakat, its morals, and to whom it should be given. And how...

A Conversation with The Jerusalem Alliance to Combat Coronavirus

A Conversation with The Jerusalem Alliance to Combat Coronavirus

For our Second BUILDx event, we shed light on the situation in East Jerusalem during the Coronavirus pandemic. We hosted Ahmad Budairi from the “Jerusalem Alliance to encounter the coronavirus” and Muntaser Dkedek – Executive director of Burj Alluqluq Social Center...

BUILDx: How is Palestine Dealing with Coronavirus

BUILDx: How is Palestine Dealing with Coronavirus

(Photo Credit: Mahmud Hams / AFP/ Getty Images) For the first time in our lives there is no news other than those related to Coronavirus or COVID-19. We’ve never witnessed our modern world come to a halt the way it has in the past couple of months. For our first...

How you can support Gaza during the global COVID-19 pandemic

How you can support Gaza during the global COVID-19 pandemic

Photo: UNRWA As a global pandemic spreads across the globe, cities have shut down and people are filled with uncertainty and fear. The World Health Organization reported more than 266,000 confirmed cases and 11,184 deaths as of March 21, 2020. While the overwhelming...

Social Enterprise Vs Non-Profit

Social Enterprise Vs Non-Profit

In the past few years, the term “social” has been conquering organizations with its variety of activities. Many organizations in Palestine have introduced new practices to their strategies and maybe change their business models, these changes mainly revolve around...

13 Global Organizations Advocating for the Palestinian Cause

13 Global Organizations Advocating for the Palestinian Cause

We love seeing organizations around the world in support of Palestine - whether it’s from Ireland, the US, Spain, Chile, the UK, or others. It’s one thing to work yourself as a Palestinian organization, but it’s something else to see other organizations around the...