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Hands Up Project connects children across the globe

Last week, Hastings Against War and the Hastings and District Interfaith forum presented an online talk via Zoom discussing their Hands Up Project; an initiative to help put the children of war-torn Garza in touch with their young peers overseas. John Enefer details the encouraging enthusiasm displayed by many locals residents who took part.

Hands Up initiative for children of Gaza in the spotlight

In its annual joint event with the local interfaith forum, Hastings Against War presents a talk on the Hands Up project which puts Palestinian children in the blockaded city of Gaza in touch with their peers around the world. John Enefer explains.

Hands Up project puts young Palestinians in touch with the outside world

Educational opportunities for young Palestinians are limited, with school resources scarce and drastic restrictions imposed on their society as a whole. But thanks to modern communications, the enterprise of volunteers and their own willing efforts, Palestinian schoolchildren now enjoy a creative interchange with young people around the world, allowing both sides to gain important insights into each others’ lives. Hastings-based teacher Adrian Underhill explains how the Hands Up project came about and its transformative effects on the lives of young Palestinians.

Posted 09:45 Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 In: Young People Tags: Adrian Underhill ELTon award Gaza Hands Up! Palestine Remote Theatre West Bank

My trip with the children of the Hands Up Project

Adrian Underhill, who recounts in a separate article how the Hands Up Project has put young Palestinians in touch with their counterparts elsewhere in the world, describes his trip earlier this year accompanying a group of 15 Gazan schoolchildren through Israel to the West Bank to present their Hands Up productions to new audiences.

Posted 09:45 In: Young People Tags: Adrian Underhill Bethlehem Freedom Theatre Gaza Hands Up! Israel Jenin Melissa Scott Palestine Palestine National Theatre Walt King West Bank

Chestnut Tree volunteer tells it like it is

Varied and extensive roles for volunteers in the East Sussex area are available with the Chestnut Tree children’s hospice, which recently launched a recruiting campaign entitled Volunteer for the New Year. The charity provides a taster of the volunteer life through the eyes of Alex Charles-Weston. 

Posted 10:37 Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 In: Campaigns Tags: Alex Charles-Weston Charlie Weeks Chestnut Tree Hands Up! Night to Remember Picnic in the Park
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