UniteToProtect Gaza Children & Youth - 100 QAR

On 10th October 2023, EAA’s Al Fakhoora House in Gaza was destroyed by bombing. Al Fakhoora House was a safe space for students and families in an area that hosts civil society and international organizations.

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In 2009, the UNRWA Al Fakhoora school in Gaza was bombed during Operation Cast Lead while civilian IDPs used it as a shelter. The Al Fakhoora programme was created in 2010 as a direct response to honor the victims of this attack on education.


EAA reiterates that collective punishment, reprisals, and attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure are serious violations of international humanitarian law, and if deliberate they are war crimes.




 Al Fakhoora was founded in 2009 after the attacks in Gaza. It takes its name from a school in the Jabaliya refugee camp, where many families took refuge during the war. In the aftermath of the conflict, Al Fakhoora launched its first projects, a diverse set of initiatives ranging from rebuilding educational facilities damaged in the war, providing psycho-social support for children and youth, establishing vocational programmes for students with disabilities, and awarding holistic higher education scholarships to marginalised youth, enabling them to pursue undergraduates studies and complete their higher education.


Al Fakhoora House Main Services:

  • Consolidated student services and Programme administration support
  • Supportive environment, including flexible meeting and workshop spaces, as well as computer workstations available for Programme activities. 
  • Students’ daily meetings and reception
  • Scholarships and registration services
  • Workshops, seminars, and video conferences
  • Academic advisory services
  • Civic Engagement activities including community initiatives and other related activities
  • Hosting social, cultural, and recreational activities
  • Post-university alumni networking and career guidance. 

While Al Fakhoora House serves Scholarship students during the study period, it also exists to maintain the relationship with the students after graduation i.e. participating in activities and events organized by the program. It manages all curricular and extracurricular activities offered to students.



Accomplishments and Progress of Al-Fakhoora Programme

  • 999 full scholarships have been provided to Palestinian youth from underserved backgrounds (525 female,474 male)
  • 404 alumni have successfully completed their academic degrees (374 domestic BA, 30 international MA)
  • 29,547 training hours were provided to equip students with skills needed for labour market
  • 176,131 advocacy and leadership training activity hours accomplished by students
  • 276 alumni successfully participated in internships, training and economic empowerment
  • 224 family projects were established and provided income to student families (approximately 1,200 people)


Education Above All Foundation

 Education Above All (EAA) is a foundation founded by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. Its aim is to contribute to human, social and economic development through the provision of quality education. With a particular focus on those affected by poverty, conflict and disaster, it champions the needs of children, youth and women to empower them to become active members of their communi...

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