Projects

NETKETABi

NETKETABi NETKETABi is a multi-dimensional educational solution that aims to build the competencies of a Palestinian youth by creating 21st-century skills development opportunities. By providing school-age youth with access to customized laptops containing new educational content along with services that promote intellectual stimulation in and out of the classroom, youth are engaged in a self-learning …

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Makkeni – Empower me

Makkeni Makkeni fosters the economic empowerment of fresh female graduates to prepare them to enter the market in the fields of digital marketing and digital media. The project aims to work towards expanding women’s opportunities and participation in Palestine’s growing economy by developing women’s talents, providing networking opportunities, and encouraging entrepreneurship. Specifically, the project addresses …

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PolyUp

PolyUp PSD has been implementing the Polyup program since 2018. Polyup is a computational thinking playground where students can experiment with elements of mathematics and computer science. Polyup’s playground allows anyone to create an activity (known as a Poly machine) and share it with anyone else to play said activity. In this sense, Polyup is …

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View

Virtual Institute for Employment & Work (VIEW) This project is designed to create and maintain an on-line virtual work portal that will offer virtual work opportunities for Palestinian youth. VIEW will be presented as a website and a mobile application and will create linkages between youth and employers from different sectors locally, regionally and internationally. …

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TechCamp

TechCamp TechCamp Ramallah: Business Success through Academic Excellence provided university students the critical thinking skills, tech-savvy, and ability to innovate that they need to survive and thrive in the private sector. This workshop and activities strengthened linkages between students and Palestinian businesses by focusing on the power of technology to solve real-world problems and drive …

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Milon

Milon The milON initiative is a collaborative effort between journalists, filmmakers, coders, educationalists and media trainers in Jordan, Palestine, and Tunisia, with technical and financial support from Sweden. The aim of milON is to strengthen media awareness and critical thinking skills amongst children and youth. In the MENA region, with its history of state-controlled media …

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ECFOLI

ECFOLI ECFOLI is an innovative Media education and Information Literacy (MIL) project aiming at fostering sustainable conflict resolution strategies through the study and ownership of the common Mediterranean culture, in particular local cultural heritage. The project overall involved five countries including Portugal, Palestine, Cyprus, Morocco, and France targeting youth age 16. The project was funded …

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iCode

iCode In 2014, PSD expanded its programming towards the integration of technology, particularly coding, to reinforce ICT, problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and teamwork as core skill among Palestinian students. Innovative projects such as iCode introduced coding skills to middle and high school students throughout the West Bank and Gaza who had limited or no …

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DEED

DEED Women’s DEED is a 3-year (2014-2016) project aimed at increasing women’s economic development by establishing and operating women-led small businesses based in PSD’s community centers.   Despite an overall increase in the number of women continuing higher education in the Palestinian territories over the last 10 years, a high proportion of rural women still demonstrate …

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Youth Earn

Youth EARN Youth EARN is designed to transfer valuable educational knowledge and build on skill sets that shift the local and global outlook of youth. It utilizes a service-learning based approach for acquiring essential skills and increasing sustainability, entrepreneurship, and employability, so youth are better prepared for the job market. Through Youth EARN, young people …

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