An active group of previous volunteers decided its time to spread awareness in their own community in Belgium!
Several times they have taken a group for a packed trip to Palestine – to learn and experience the hardships that are going on there. Other opportunities are used and created as well to get more people active in Belgium for Palestine and we invite you to get into contact with us if you would like to get to know more!
This summer, Karama Belgium has been very active in presenting the new organization to our compatriots. At several world festivals in Antwerp and at the Belgian coast, we were present with a stand.
We prepared leaflets and talked about our experiences in Palestine, to raise awareness about the Palestinian struggle, about the activities of Karama Palestine and about our own commitment in Belgium.
These were great opportunities to spread the word about us! Thanks so much to all our volunteers who put their heart and soul into this!
Also we were very happy to welcome Yasser in the country. We seized the opportunity of having him around, to organize two events about Palestine. With a lot of passion, he shared his experiences as a Palestinian refugee with our friends, families and other Karama supporters. Thanks a lot Yasser, for your positive energy and for sharing with us!
Recently, autumn arrived in Belgium. To start the new season, we gathered together in Antwerp with mint tea and olives to watch ‘The Color of Olives’. With this docufilm, we wanted to share the life experiences of a Palestinian family in Masha, living isolated because of the apartheidwall built around their home.
Austrian Development Cooperation, Austria
Austrian Representative Office, Ramallah, Palestine
The German Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, Germany
German Representative Office, Ramallah, Palestina
WISE e.V., Heppenheim, Germany
Amal Center for Children, Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem, Palestine
Stephan Lanzinger, Germany
Mister Rainer Zimmer-Winkel, Germany
Nina Gren, Sweden
Manar Alqisy, Palestine
Ead abed, Palestine
Islam Hourani, Palestine
Amal Abu Sa’da, Palestine
Rana Frarja, Palestine
Bob Mays, USA
We also wish to warmly thank all our regular donors on the GlobalGiving website (Mark, Shannon, Hilda, Marla, Nina, Michiel, Emily and many others – thank you!) who have made a huge impact by allow us with these activities even when other funds were absent. Also a big thank you to Shaherazad who is the owner of www.shaherazad.com and our supporter through GlobalGiving!