Palestine - Rehabilitationprogramme

Your donation to the reintegration program will enable Palestinian youth to re-enter the social and professional world.

With a donation of...

  • For example, CHF 30 will enable a disabled or traumatized young person from Palestine to receive psychosocial and therapeutic support from the YMCA East Jerusalem for one month.
  • 50 CHF will enable a therapist to receive further training in the most modern methods of trauma therapy.
  • 100.- CHF you enable, for example, a young person from Palestine with a disability or trauma to participate in remedial classes tailored to their needs.
  • 200 CHF you provide a mobility aid (e.g. wheelchair) for 2 young people with physical disabilities.

Further information

To the project description

Facts about the program

Title: Reintegration of Young People with Disabilities and Traumas in Palestine
Partner organization: East Jerusalem YMCA: Rehabilitation Program
Locations: Hebron, Bethlehem, Ramallah, Ostjerusalem, Nablus, Salfit, Tulkarem, Qalqilia, Jenin and Tubas
Objective: to support children and young adults with disabilities and traumas in their social and professional reintegration, including therapeutic measures
Target group: 600 young people, 200 beneficiaries with career guidance, 160 trained therapists
Required funds 2022: CHF 240'000
Duration: 2021-2024 / Programme Phase IX
Responsible: Isabelle Aebersold,

Facts about Palestine

Capital: East Jerusalem
Population: 4.8 mill.
Human Development Index: 0.708 (rank 115.)
Life expectancy: 74 years
Median age: 20.8 years
Youth unemployment (15-24 years): 42%

Source: Human Development Report