1 Education Program
Fares Al-Arab is committed to achieving its goals on organized and coordinated interventions within national strategies to contribute to improving and developing the reality of education in the Gaza Strip. The field of education is one of the priorities of the institution's work.
Fares Al-Arab focuses on the field of education by improving the spatial environment and providing modern teaching aids and devices, and on the other hand, providing assistance and support to poor families who are unable to provide access to schools and universities. The Foundation will target these selected groups through various employment creation interventions:
Contribute to support and develop the educational sector for children and youth
Specific Objective 2.1:
Support and improve the teaching and learning environment in educational institutions
2.1.1 Providing educational equipment in kindergartens and schools.
2.1.2 Providing assistive devices to students with special needs in schools.
2.1.3 Providing in-kind assistance to students like clothing and educational kits.
Specific Objective 2.2:
Contribute to develop students' levels and raise their educational attainment at different stages
2.2.1 Supporting the integration of students in the educational process and improving their level of scientific achievement.
2.2.2 Providing support programs for orphaned students.
2.2.3 Improving the environment of creativity and innovation and embracing creative students
2.2.4 Increasing the capacity of educational staff in the field of modern teaching methods and curricula
Fares Al-Arab works with its partners and donors to offer the needed fund to implement the Education Program and operating the necessary interventions at all levels of education whether through the implementation of programs with educational institutions such as training and awareness programs like (scholarships – decode the seized university certificates - training of graduate students) or through the implementation of direct programs with students and their families (school uniforms - school bag - stationery), in order to alleviate the pressures of life and obligations that are difficult to provide.
2 Capacity Building Program
The capabilities, creativity, abilities and commitment of our employee are the core base of our success as we develop the culture of empowering individuals and promoting innovation. We support the teamwork to deliver consistently high performance in all activities that demonstrate individual and group successes.
In order to achieve the best results for the development and capacity building, Fares Arab strategy works to cooperate with its partners and organization related to the programs and initiatives implemented by the organization, focusing on capacity building in the field of strategies, institutional policies, data collection and analysis, and improving decision-making.
The program implementation in Fares Al Arab strategy depends on:
Capacity building of Fares Al Arab and its partners
3 Relief & Emergency Program
Given the current major challenges of the Gazan people, the need for a comprehensive and coordinated response to alleviate the poverty and to face emergency humanitarian crises become a priority for Fares Al-Arab. In this context, Fares Al-Arab designed a comprehensive program and trained its employee to provide the necessary support and services toward the basic needs of the most vulnerable and the poorest.
Strategy of our Intervention:
The proposed strategy to achieve the goal and objective is based on:
The program is designed with full consideration of the living conditions, people's basic needs and priority sectors, which will be addressed during the implementation of the intervention in this program.
Program 4: Relief and Emergency Program
To contribute to strengthening the resilience of Palestinian community in case of emergencies, crises and disasters
4 Psychosocial Support Program
Mitigating the psychological and social effects of poor economic conditions and the difficulty of life in the Gaza Strip.
The proposed strategy for achieving the main objective and sub-targets is based on the following:
3.1.1 Provide psychological support programs for children in kindergartens and schools.
3.1.2 Psychosocial support for women in marginalized areas after the war.
3.1.3 Establish and support the construction of a social network that contributes to providing friendly, safe and supportive places for children and their families.
3.1.4 Implement initiatives that support youth participation in the implementation of psychosocial support programs.
3.1.5 Cooperation with partner organizations to provide psychological and social support programs for groups in need of specialized psychological and social care.
5 ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME
To contribute to improving the economic conditions for poor families towards the improvement of livelihoods and basic social services delivery.
Result 1.1: Emergency employment to sustainable livelihoods creation is provided targeting on the unskilled labor from poor and marginalized families.
Result 1.2: Short-term employment is created targeting unskilled workers, new graduates and women, using labor-incentive schemes and job placement.
Specific Objective 2:
Enhancing youth employability through skills-matching, small business growth and capacity development towards local economic development.
Result 2.1: Demand driven vocational and training support provided to ensure self-reliance and long-term income generating opportunities
Result 2.2: Micro and Small businesses are promoted towards employment creation, income generation and timely and efficient services delivery.
Result 2.3: Microcredits and grants are provided for business startups and entrepreneurs to create new self-employed businesses.
Specific Objective 3:
To enhance and support women's self-esteem and strengthened their role in the community and economic development.
Result 3.1: High-quality capacity building, skills development, and vocational education programmes are delivered for women to enhance self-employment and business leadership.
Result 3.2: Job placement programme is established and implemented to link and enhance integration of women in the private sector.
Result 3.3: Incubation and microfinance are provided for women and orphans families to develop and improve own resilience.