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Wadi Foquin Narjis Community Development Project

Wadi Foquin Narjis Community Development Project

Advance #3021565

#3021565 - Providing community development projects for residents of Palestinian villages in the West Bank

Annual Goal:$50,000.00

Describe the need affecting the community.

Wadi Foquin has a population of 1300, located next to a large Israeli settlement to the east and the Green Line to the west Agricultural needs: clean water access, aqueducts, land clean up of chemicals, road access to fields cut off from settlement development, Health facilities for emergencies Education- more rooms for schools Internal roads in the village Sewage network for the village Saving the remaining farm land from being confiscated and destroyed

How will this Advance project help to address the need?

The CDP works within the structure of the greater community of Wadi Foquin city council. We do our part to assist where there is need and we have people, understanding and expertise. Several people of the CDP have qualifications and expertise that they share in the community.

Describe the primary goal of the project.

Soccer field: To complete the building and maintain its presence. Women's connection: Continue to offer training sessions and develop a co-operative means of generating income. Health: Invite Palestinian and international doctors and nurses to offer informative clinics, and offer mobile clinics until there is a pennant clinic in the village. Youth: Leadership, language, and summer camps.

Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project.

Soccer field: it will be the only soccer field in the area, it will serve youth and others in the neighboring communities, and bring both visibility and fitness to the the area. Women: The women work together in establishing a central location in Wadi Foquin, and work with Bethlehem vendors to sell their hand products. Health: Improved health among people in the village. Youth: The youth will work better together and contribute to the greater life of the village.

Budget and Financial Information


Annual Advance Financial Goal
Local Financial Support


soccer field
4 staff
Women, Youth, Helath
rent and bills

Missionary Serving this Project

Kristen L. Brown

Project Contact

Ata Manasra
00972 (0) 546918644

Global Ministries Contact

David L. Wildman
(212) 870-3735