Linking together for human rights

Building Hope Launch

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Today Saturday 10th September 2022 sees the launch of CADFA’s new BUILDING HOPE project  at a conference at Al Quds University, Abu Dis.  This will be followed by a series of launch meetings in the UK in October.  Building Hope will draw on the success of our previous programmes, extending the ‘Beyond the Checkpoints’ projects in Palestine that give young people the opportunity to explore their country and develop the … Read More →

Beyond the Checkpoints conference

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There was extremely good audience feedback and great congratulations to the young Palestinians involved in the Beyond the Checkpoints project – as well of course as to the leaders who put in so much effort – at the Zoom conference on 24th August at which they spoke. Participants came with pictures and film of their visits to Aida Camp, Beit Leed, Assawiya, Aizariyeh, Abu Dis and Al Walajeh and had clearly gained … Read More →

Beyond the Checkpoints summer project starts in Palestine.

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Best wishes to all the young people from 5 Palestinian villages and towns who started the Beyond the Checkpoints project today. This is the summer project run by CADFA/Dar Assadaqa which will take them to show each other their own villages and join workshops on human rights and advocacy skills. Today’s outing took them to Aida Camp in Bethlehem where they were welcomed by ArRowwad Cultural Centre and taken on … Read More →

Visit Palestine with CADFA

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We are very happy to be back again to organising visits to Palestine!  Our next planned visits are September 3rd to 11th – including the Building Hope conference on September 10th. November 26th to 4th December – special visit for youth workers organised with the Higher Council for Youth and Sports.   April (date tbc) – health workers’ visit. We may be able to run extra visits – for example for groups that ask for them. Application … Read More →

Tales from the youth visit 2022

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Monday 27th June – The group left Palestine: a first for the boys! Stayed the night in Amman.   Tuesday 28th June – First time in an airport… flight to London…. LONG time in the passport queue… but they arrived! First tube train – from Heathrow to Caledonian Road – then to Mark’s for a BBQ Wednesday 29th June – A day in Camden and Islington. Cafe Palestina – Parliament Hill – … Read More →