The Palestinian center for democracy and conflict resolution(PCDCR) has implemented an initiative in Wednesday 21/12/2016 in Beit Hanoon entitled ” creating a friendly spaces in Beit Hanoon”

The Palestinian center for democracy and conflict resolution(PCDCR) has implemented an initiative in Wednesday 21/12/2016 in Beit Hanoon   entitled ” creating a friendly spaces in Beit Hanoon” to create a suitable environment in reception and children’s caring department through doing some activities  such as painting and drawing on walls and provide them toys to make them confident and satisfied during the medication in the hospital.

Mr.Gameel Abu Soliman the head of the hospital and Mrs.Ola Al Hesi the director of the project form (PCDCR) opened the initiative in the attendance of the board directors of the Hospitals , the head of the pediatrics department and the local social commission in Beit Hanoon and the work team.

In a word of the head of the hospital, he thanked the makers of these developing and supporting projects to our society  and children ,also he emphasized the importance of keeping supporting these marginalized layers especially the children who miss the tenderness from us, insisting that the psychological and social support to our patients especially the children  is like half the road to the full recovery . and he mentioned that the hospital administration is looking for more similar projects which provide an integrated services , and implementing programs that serves the people and children psychologically and socially to develop the health institution which regarded as the watchful eye of our patients and it’s hard efforts in healthy services and its continuity.

Mrs.Iman Abu Saied the coordinator of the northern region added that the initiative consisted of a group of activities which focuses on improving their personal skills such as commanding, communication,and advocating . Also  increasing their awareness of the importance of social activities and feeling the responsibility , then the social protection commission and children commission visiting  the hospital  and choosing the place where the drawing will be there and prepare the logistic needs to implement the initiative , and their attendance  in the artistic workshop with specialists, they ended the initiative by drawing on the hospital’s walls .

These efforts come through the children initiative activities ”  creating a friendly spaces for children in beit hanoon” adding that the number of the participants in the initiative  were (20) children which focusing on the age between ( 9 to 14 )  which started implementing the activities in the beginning of October 2016  .

That’s come within the project’s plans “improving the opportunity to reach to the health services and protection to the children with disabilities in Gaza strip ” which financed by Children Saving institution.

 

Our initiative sees the light of the day, to make your little angles happy again

The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution in partnership with Save the Children carried out an open day within the project “psychological and social support for children affected by conflict and violence in the emergency situation”

The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution in partnership with Save the Children carried out an open day within the project  “psychological and social support for children affected by conflict and violence in the time of emergency”, which took place in Dolphin Resort in Gaza.

The open day included several activities such as drawing on children’s faces, dancing, having a clown, and playing games revitalizing the children. A delegation of  Save the Children, headed by the Director of the organization in Palestine and the Director of Programs, visited the event and participated with children.

 

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The resumption of the Project “Psychosocial support for children in an emergency situation”

PCDCR in partnership with Save Children resumes psychological and social support for children , awareness sessions for parents sessions , Caregivers and individual counseling within the project “Psychosocial support for children in an emergency situation.” which aims to protect and improve the mental state for the target group in all of the most vulnerable areas of the Gaza Strip.

Setting up the summer camp for children with disabilities in PCDCR

The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution opened ” the summer camp for children with disabilities” in partnership with Save the Children on Sunday 7TH July 2016 in Dolphin Resort ” Let’s play .. Let’s have fun ” , which aims to improve access opportunities to the protection and health services for children with disabilities in the Gaza Strip , The camps targeted six areas of the camp in Gaza strip which is one of the most frailty areas. The number of participants in the camp is 165 boys and girls are children with disabilities ,and 135 are hale, and the age group is ” 9-14 years” and the camp will continue for a whole month, this camp is one of the best camps for this year in that it includes recreational , sports activities and a variety of other activities in order to promote active participation , development , reintegrate of this group in society and also provides an opportunity for children with disabilities to engage in the normal life and provide an opportunity for the hale children to identify children with disabilities up close and appreciate their problems and help them to cope with the difficulties of life in order to promote their right to play and integration in the community through the merger to promote a positive feeling for the children and that children with disabilities exist in society ” affects and is affected ” , and displaces a lot of ideas and impressions about himself that may be acquired it in the isolation .

Began the psychosocial support sessions for children in case of emergency

The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution in partnership with Save the Children org. Roll-out many of the activities and events that includes psychosocial support sessions for children and awareness raising for parents and what the consequent of permanent monitoring and evaluation process that is reflected in a positive way on the children’s rights , Within the project  ” Psychosocial support for children in emergency cases ” that it aims to protect and improve the mental state with the most vulnerable in the target group in all areas of the Gaza Strip.

Training the ” Alliance Group” for monitoring and documenting child rights violations in Gaza strip

Today began the implementation of the training program to improve the capacity of the “Alliance group” for monitoring and documenting child rights violations within the activities and events of the project ” protect my right ” and that is reflected on the indeed of children’s rights which paves the way for the initiatives during the next six months, the first day discussed democracy and components and measuring the extent of the application on the Palestinian reality.

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PCDCR Concluded Training Course About Concepts of Disability and Related Issues.

 

(Gaza Strip, 1 June 2016)- The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution (PCDCR) concluded a series of training sessions on “Enhancing summer camps counselors’ skills and knowledge about disability and the related issues and how to implement summer camps activities for children with disabilities”. The training program continued for 4 days, and targeted 18 counselors, and it was a part of the project “Improved access to protection and health for children with special needs in Gaza”, implemented by Handicap International. The project aims to enhance resilience and reduce protection and health risks for the most venerable boys and girls in Gaza Strip, in order to improve the psychological wellbeing and coping of targeted children and their families in the vulnerable and marginalized areas.

Rehabilitation and cognitive training for a group of an administrators of summer camps.

Photos from the first day of rehabilitation and cognitive training for a group of an administrators of summer camps and in the case of the project activities” Improving access to protection and health services ” in partnership with (Handicap International) to the children with disabilities which Implemented by PCDCR and addresses the issue of enhancing the skills and knowledge of the camps administrators about the concepts of disability and related issues and how to carry out the activities of summer camps for children with disabilities .

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