Grants Database

Grantee:
Middle East Children’s Alliance
Amount Awarded:
$700
Project Title:
General Support
Fund:
Makdisi & Wheeler Fund, 2022
Website:
Issue:
Peace & Conflict Resolution ; Housing ; Human Rights & Civil Liberties
Region:
Other
County/Counties:
 
Project Description:

The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) supports children and families in Palestine, Iraq and Lebanon through:
– Direct aid including food, medicine, medical supplies, and clothes as well as books, toys and school supplies.
– Financial support and professional assistance to community organizations in the West Bank and Gaza that help meet Palestinian children’s needs, including clinics, kindergartens, counseling centers, libraries; accessible parks and playgrounds; sports teams, and dance, music and art programs
– University scholarships for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank
– Educational and cultural programs in the US and internationally to increase understanding about the lives of children in the Middle East and the impact of US foreign policy on people in the region