Linking together for human rights

CADFA stalls in North London

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CADFA volunteers have been working hard on CADFA stalls this week in North London. There’s lots of interest, both in the things we’re selling (products from Palestine) and in the issue of Palestine and human rights. If you’d like to help on one of our stalls (it’s fun!) or would like to buy Palestinian pottery – dolls – embroidery – olive oil and zaatar, do get in touch!

International Youth Camp in Palestine

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At the end of November/ beginning of December, CADFA as a partner to the Higher Council of Youth and Sports helped to build an International Youth Camp in Palestine. Twenty-six CADFA visitors formed the UK part of the camp based in Jericho which totalled over 200; there were visitors from 17 countries as wide-apart as Argentina, India, South Africa, Finland, Canada, Sri Lanka and many more.  The group always remembered those who … Read More →

Support our crowdfunder: A Voice for Young Palestinians

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We are seeking to give a jump-start to the human rights media work with young people and women at Dar Assadaqa, Abu Dis.  Young people in Abu Dis live between the Israeli Separation Wall, checkpoints, settlements and the Israeli military camp. Many have had their education disrupted through time in Israeli jails. This project will provide training, support and resources to improve the skills and confidence of young people in … Read More →

Children’s summer activities at Dar Assadaqa

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Dar Assadaqa, Abu Dis has heen full of summer activities for children – art, English, visits to the local area and also photography and film making… Have a look at the Dar Assadaqa blog for some more photographs here. A CADFA volunteer, a teacher from London, has helped with the activities for the past month.  She says that she has really enjoyed it and certainly the Abu Dis children have … Read More →

Miss you all like crazy

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The final youth exchange of CADFA’s Twinning in Action project took place in July in Abu Dis. Fifteen young people from the UK joined over twenty from Palestine for ten days of discussion, exploration, creative workshops in art, cooking, photography, learned about each other’s lives and became firm friends.  The project, funded by Erasmus +, gave them an opportunity to make film together with the help of the Al Quds University … Read More →