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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

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...

12 Lessons Learned From BUILDx 2019

12 Lessons Learned From BUILDx 2019

Another successful year for BUILDx. In 2019, we had 160 attendees, 33 speakers in 6 different cities - including Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Nablus, Jenin, and Gaza. #1 To inspire an international audience, use a “common denominator” For our first session of the...

BUILDx: Christmas Edition

BUILDx: Christmas Edition

This the season… to shop ethically.  The holidays are upon us, which means people are about to start running around to do some frantic, last-minute shopping for their loved ones - because that’s how we show we care about someone, no? For this BUILDx session, we...

BUILDx: Meet the Social Entrepreneurs at Al Najah University

BUILDx: Meet the Social Entrepreneurs at Al Najah University

Our second BUILDx experience at a university did not disappoint. We love discovering young energy and young, enthusiastic social entrepreneurs and social leaders! We welcomed 4 speakers, students and graduates from Al Najah University. Check out their projects and...