It all started where I lived: in Syria. Our neighborhood people were more traditional than those in other areas, so if you are a girl, you aren’t supposed to go out a lot or let strange men see you. I was a very rare case. You could see me at 10 years old, waiting for … Continue reading In a men’s world by Haya Abimelech, Syria
"Extreme poverty is the best breeding ground on earth for disease, political instability, and terrorism." - Jeffrey Sachs Poverty, as conceptualized by leading economists and political scientists, is recognized as one of the more sustainable issues and one of the greatest global challenges facing the world today. Poverty eradication is considered an indispensable requirement for … Continue reading Pondering Poverty Eradication, by Ahmed Idrissi Noury, Morocco.
There is this moment in life when you decide that you want to get out of your comfort zone. A moment when you decide to say yes to new opportunities, experiences and adventures. That moment of courage is truly life changing. About two years ago, I decided that I wanted to go on an exchange … Continue reading The Challenge of Change, by Sama Karram, Israel.
In the middle of this small community also called "university," I like to share with you a part of my everyday life, sometimes I even spend almost all the day there. With these strange people whom I meet almost everyday yet I only know a few among this group. These beautiful individuals shown in the pictures … Continue reading University Life by Imen, Tunisia – photo essay –
This summer I took these photos of a group of youth volunteers, who were creating a community garden. We worked very hard and we painted with the children, as well as taught them how to plant and care for this garden. Sadly, I'm not there now to see what it looks like. Farming has always … Continue reading Community Gardens by Lucas, Palestine.