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I Have Hope and I Must Survive

The Advancing Palestinian Women Entrepreneurs project seeks to empower women entrepreneurs and provide them with the tools and skills needed to grow profitable and sustainable businesses that are scalable and facilitate job creation. The entrepreneurship training and development programming that Tomorrow’s Youth Organization offers is both timely and highly sought after. According to a 27 November 2015 Forbes magazine article, Women’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Surge Globally, global entrepreneurship has surged in recent years. The report the article reference points to “women’s growing participation in economies around the world, which is good news for both families and communities. Having two paychecks brings economic stability to families, Continue reading…

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Human Rights Day 2015

Today is Universal Human Rights Day. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. And this year, marks the 50th Anniversary of the two International Covenants on Human Rights. Watch this message from the High Commissioner Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein: Watch it in Arabic, here: At TYO, key concepts and themes of human rights are broken down in the classroom so that children and mothers & participants of The Women’s Group, can easily understand them. With children, we discuss the right to learn, play, agree/refuse and live in peace and safety. With mothers, we Continue reading…

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Youth In Focus: An Interview with Esra Q.

Esra is originally from Ceres Village near Jenin. She graduated with a BA in Physical Education from An-Najah National University and she currently volunteers as a yoga instructor with the Women’s Program. Were you able to find work in your field of study after you graduated? How has TYO helped? At first, I could not. When I graduated, I worked for a year as a teacher between public and private schools, and then I worked in telecommunications because I wanted a job even though it wasn’t my passion. After three months, I needed to quit in order to attend a yoga Continue reading…

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Human of Nablus 6

“Today in English class, we learned that M is for Mouse!” اليوم في صف اللغه الانجليزيه تعلمنا بان حرف “M”هو كلمة Mouse اي “فار بالعربية “! Related posts:Humans of Nablus 16Humans of Nablus 18Humans of Nablus 30

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Youth In Focus: An Interview with Samer A.

Samer is originally from Balata Refugee Camp. He is currently finishing his final semester at Al Quds Open University studying management. In addition to volunteering with TYO, Samer is also an employee of Rifidia Public Hospital for 3 years. What does TYO mean to you? I have been here for 5 years. TYO means a lot to me. I heard about TYO from my cousin who volunteered here, and I originally joined because I knew TYO would help give me the chance to build my CV, develop skills to help me with my future career,  and meet new people. Over Continue reading…