Linking together for human rights

Report from the Twinning in Action project

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Twinning in Action was a very special CADFA project funded by Erasmus + (European Union) and the fund-raising efforts of CADFA’s members and supporters. It ran between September 2014 and September 2016, and included three UK-Palestinian youth workers’ training exchanges and six youth exchanges for young people from Palestine and the UK (women, university students, school-age young people).   SEE THE REPORT HERE CADFA brings people together to promote human rights … Read More →

Youth exchange of CADFA’s Twinning (Students) 2016

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  Fifteen young people from the UK joined over twenty from Palestine for ten days from  of discussion, exploration, creative workshops in art, cooking, photography, learned about each other’s lives and became firm friends.not just friends ,we became family like brothers and sisters.                       At  the second day ,that is 16 th july, we had in the morning workshops all … Read More →

British and Palestinian students’ exchange

An exciting student exchange is taking place with students from Britain joining students from the Al Quds University for 12 days of discussion, activities and media production. We added a special day into their programme at the last minute, because the timing coincided with the Al Quds University Model UK simulation – So on their first day, they dressed in suits and smart clothes and joined with other students in … Read More →

Student links group meeting


 Students and volunteers at CADFA looking at CADFA’s student book “Look at our Lives.” Students from a number of universities are working with CADFA to make links with students in Palestinian universities and to plan for a student visit to Palestine in the new year. They’ll also be using the student blog SEE HERE.

Welcome to Nour and Wadea

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Our two new Palestinian EVS volunteers  Nour from Ramallah and Wadea from Jama’een, Nablus – arrived in London on 2nd November and they are now settling in to windy, rainy London and work at CADFA. ‘It’s feeling much better,’ said Nour today after the talks they gave at CADFA’s open meeting. Wadea explained that he is getting to grips with practical aspects of living in a new place, finding out where to … Read More →

Erasmus + visits to Palestine agreed!


GREAT NEWS FOR CADFA THIS YEAR! Our 10th October birthday celebration will become a big celebration of another CADFA first! A whole programme of twinning exchange visits to Palestine has been agreed by Erasmus + (EU funding). (This is at a time when things are very grim in Palestine and around Jerusalem* – Abu Dis itself is surrounded by extra ‘flying checkpoints’ – news of imprisoned children, shootings and deaths … Read More →