Gift of the Givers provided Stationery Kits to the children in Khuzaa, Gaza, following the reopening of schools on 14 September 2014. The Gaza project is ongoing as we provide aid in a variety of projects.
Gift of the Givers and Channel Islam International invites you to a Talk by Dr Imtiaz Sooliman on "Gaza - An Eye Witness Account and the Way Forward". Programme at Houghton Masjid West Street after Esha on Wednesday, 17 September 2014. Ladies facilities provided. Contact Allauddin Sayed 0836677179 or Ebrahim Moosa 0826786377.
Please note that a visitor's tent will be set up in the yard of theRead more
Provision of water in Gaza is a major necessity and a great difficulty because of the shortage of underground water. In this picture water gets pumped from a well into black 5000L water storage containers; from here into a water tanker which then goes to several areas where 2000L water tanks are placed at various locations for access to free water. Gift of the Givers funded the placement ofRead more
An integral aspect of our medical response was skills transfer through teaching surgical procedures in theatre, teaching during ward rounds or in group sessions. This was a historic medical mission as 8 doctors treated 1000 patients, carried out 51 surgical operations, transferred skills, worked in 2 hospitals from 8 am to 11pm and set up an outdoor clinic in Khuzaa on Friday. All this wasRead more
The medical mission to Gaza was in difficulty even before we left South Africa: requesting permission to take 38 specialists, Egypt allowed us ten only; wanting to be there at the height of the war when it was at its greatest intensity we were only granted approval on 20 August but denied clearance till 30 August; we needed our equipment and medical supplies to accompany us but our plane is stillRead more
Crossing the Suez Canal on a ferry boat. At the Rafah border on Egyptian side then Palestinian side.
Nasser Hospital in Khan YounisRead more
This is 10 year old Inas Amin Abu Jaber Snaimeh. She suffers from quadriplegic cerebral palsy, brain atrophy, epileptic fits and has difficulty in swallowing. She survives mostly on milk. The family of 8 were refugees at one of the UN schools but have now returned to their small apartment where walls have been bombed and most windows damaged.
The father is unemployed, has a family of 8 to feed,Read more
Our mission is never complete in any unstable environment until we check on the needs of the minorities in that situation. We were very warmly received by Father George, an Argentinian, who spoke fluent Arabic and connected immediately with Dr Livan Turino, one of our core team members who is of Cuban origin. The visit was a highlight for the entire team; an experience in humanity, religiousRead more