Program

 

  1. Description of the Organization

Fares Al Arab for Development & Charity Works is a nongovernmental / nonprofit organization established since 2006. The organization, through its strategic plans, could contribute in developing and supporting the Palestinian community by implementing a series of projects & activities.

Fares Al Arab philosophy supports the vision of community development to make our society a better place to live. Our vision is based on our team's seeks for pioneering in all aspects of our work by introducing innovative solutions to alleviate poverty. We realize that our responsibility requires more efforts to assist the society needs and its solutions. Fares Al-Arab has developed an institutional strategy to include this philosophy in the context of poverty alleviation and community empowerment activities,  our proactive and innovative programs and initiatives will provide important support, funding and investment to families, youth and children, including opportunities for capacity building and development. Fares Al Arab seeks to contribute to the development and raise the charity status in the Gaza Strip through the implementation of development and social charity programs.

Community development is at the center of Fares Al Arab's strategic interest which is implemented through the Foundation's programs: Economic Empowerment, Education, Psychosocial Support, and Emergency & Relief. Capacity building program that contributes to enhancing the organization's capabilities to improve its services and interventions in cooperation with partner organizations to provide creative solutions and initiatives for the beneficiary groups.

 

  1. Capacity Building Program Importance

Developing the capacity of organizations and beneficiaries to help themselves by increasing their capacity to be able to implement their interventions towards achieving their goals successfully. It is an essential element of the work through a clear methodology within the organization's strategy.

Fares Al Arab gives to priority to attract and develop skilled human cadres and developing effective community leaders in the community. Also, we are developing initiatives to sponsor and develop our human resources towards quality services. Making real changes at the quality and effectiveness of the services provided by Fares Al Arab requires that the employees have the needed abilities and experiences to work during the planning, need assessment, implementation and follow-up phase. Therefore, Fares Al Arab focuses on capacity building of its employees in cooperation with the partner organizations in the field of administration, implementation methods, and evaluation and follow-up mechanisms.

 

  1. Fares Al Arab Strategy

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:

 

  1. The Capacity Building Program

Strategic Objective

Capacity building of Fares Al Arab and its partners

 

Specific Objectives

  1. Develop the plans and strategies according to the organization mission and vision 

Results

  1.  Updated organization's Strategic Plan.
  2.  Developing a Fundraising Strategy.
  3.  Updating the organizations' administrative and financial system.

 

  1. To contribute to staff capacity building for the organization and its partners

Results:

  1.  Updated Need Assessment Analysis for the organization and the partners.
  2.  Improving the staff capacity of the organization and partners.
  3.  Enhancing the management skills for the organization and the partners.

 

  1. Improve the organization network at the regional and international levels

Results

  1.  New partnerships and agreements with local and international organizations.
  2.  Participation in relevant regional and international events and activities.
  3. Updating the organization's media plan and dissemination materials.

 

  1. Improve the organization's resources and infrastructure

Results

  1.  Establishment of a new headquarters for the organization.
  2.  Developing the equipment and tools to facilitate the implementation of the organization's plans and activities.
  3.  Updating the databases and information systems for the organization and the partners.

 

 

  1. Funding and Investment

 

Fares Al Arab need an estimated budget to implement its Capacity Building Program in cooperation with its partners

 

Specific Objectives

Results

 

Budget ($)

Develop the plans and strategies according to the organization mission and vision

 

Updated organization's Strategic Plan.

10000

Developing a Fundraising Strategy.

5000

Updating the organizations' administrative and financial system.

5000

To contribute to staff capacity building for the organization and its partners

 

Updated Need Assessment Analysis for the organization and the partners.

10000

Improving the staff capacity of the organization and partners.

50000

Enhancing the management skills for the organization and the partners.

25000

Improve the organization network at the regional and international levels

 

New partnerships and agreements with local and international organizations.

10000

Participation in relevant regional and international events and activities.

20000

Updating the organization's media plan and dissemination materials.

10000

 
  1. Successful Projects

 

  1. Promotion of Democracy and Capacity Building of NGOs Project

Implementation period: 2012

Donor: Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)

Project description: Participating in promotion of democracy and capacity-building of NGOs project, which aims to develop the capacity and efficiency of NGOs through organizing training courses and providing expertise and advice on the development of administrative and financial regulations. This project was implemented in partnership with PNGO funded by NPA.

  1. Enhancing Mechanisms for Youth Participation and Promotion of Their Rights in Palestine

Implementation period: 2013

Donor: GIZ

Project description: Participating in Enhancing Mechanisms for Youth Participation and Promotion of Their Rights in Palestine. The project aims at making youth's right as apriority at NGOs agenda, creating cooperation among those who are working at youth sector, and launching advocacy campaigns to raise the voice of young. The project is funded by the German Cooperation GIZ.

  1. Enhance the Contribution of NGOs to the Rule of Law Project

Implementation period: 2013

Donor: UNDP

Project description: Participating in Enhance the Contribution of NGOs to the Rule of Law Project, which aims at improving the quality and impact of advocacy strategies of NGOs through a series of workshops and activities in partnership PNGO funded by UNDP – Rule of Law and Access to Justice Program.