Updates

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17, 2021

Over 80% of people in Gaza are reliant on international assistance to meet their basic needs. Unemployment is over 40% and this is one of the highest rates in the world. Gaza is densely population, has been under siege for…

Why is Gaza Important to our Volunteers?

September 1, 2021

iF Charity is fortunate to have many volunteers and supporters that will raise funds, raise awareness and help us with our everyday work when needed. Volunteers are vital to a charity and from our trustees to our work experience staff,…

Struggling Mothers and the Burdens of Poor Health

August 26, 2021

The health sector in the Gaza has been under siege for over 13 years and is now trying to cope with the global Covid-19 Pandemic. Shortages of vital medicines and disposables as well as limited beds, equipment and staff continue…

Hope for Homes: Life in Gaza is a Struggle At Every Age

August 2, 2021

The well known fact that any child over the age of 14 in the Gaza Strip has experienced 4 large scale bombardments is shocking and heart-breaking. Elders have lived through the Nakba, the Naksa whilst the parents of Gaza’s children…

The Day of Arafah

July 15, 2021

Why is the Day of Arafah so important? The 9th day of the month of Dhul Hijjah is not only the day before Eid al Adha, it is also the ‘Day of Arafah’ and is an especially holy day for…

The Importance of Dhul Hijjah

July 13, 2021

The month of Dhul Hijjah is not only when the Hajj is completed and Muslims celebrate Eid al Adha but the first ten days of the month are considered the best of days in which to do good. Prophet (PBUH),…

After the Bombs: Providing Food Aid and Material Support to Families

July 12, 2021

Our Gaza Field Office have been delivering vital food aid and assistive devices such as crutches and wheelchairs to people impacted by the May assault on Gaza. Although the mass assault is over and a ceasefire is in place, Gaza…

Update: Bringing Ease to Hardworking Women and Carers

July 7, 2021

We met with three extraordinary women during Ramadan who were caring for unwell and disabled family members and trying to survive in very difficult circumstances that were taking a toll on their health too. So many of you were moved…

It Has Been Decades of Setbacks and Struggle for the People of Gaza…

June 5, 2021

Today marks the 54th anniversary of Al Naksa. This translates to ‘the setback’ and was the second major displacement of Palestinians after the June War in 1967. Over 300,000 Palestinians were forced to flee their homes and the West Bank…

Children Should Not Be ‘Victims’

June 3, 2021

There are over 1 million children in the Gaza Strip and 50% of the population is under the age of 18. Sixty six children were killed in the horrifying 11 days of violence we just witnessed and over 500 children…