Children of Aida and Beit Jibrin

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Children from Bethlehem’s Aida and Beit Jibrin refugee camps talk to Mondoweiss about their life in the camps. Filmmakers Sheren Khalel …and Abed al Qaisi wanted to know exactly how much the children understood about the military occupation going on around them, and how normal they believed their lives were. With

Aida Kids Express Their Thanks..

The amazing kids from the Aida refugee camp showing major love to our beautiful board member and founder of PfP, Susan Abulhawa. “Who brings happiness for the children, all the borders will open for him.” Bless you children and bless all our donors for supporting these projects!!

July 2015 Newsletter

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods July 2015 Dear Friends of PfP, We’re happy to report that we just completed the installation of three playgrounds, two of which were ready in time for the Eid celebrations. We’d like to share with you some photos and a letter we received from Lajee Center, in the Aida

Aida Phase II

Last year PfP funded the creation of a landscaped space for play and recreation; and this year we returned with a beautiful play system, installation beginning July 10th, 2015

August 2014 Newsletter

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods August 2014 NBC 10 of Philadelphia Segment on PfP NBC 10 – Philadelphia traveled to Palestine and did a story Playgrounds for Palestine. They visited the community space we built in Aida Refugee Camp and spoke to the kids and to the wonderful Salah Ajarma, Director of Lajee Center

June 2014 Newsletter

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods June 2014 Dr Ahmed Alkhateeb Takes PfP to the Summit of Mt Rainier! Congratulations and gratitude to Dr Ahmed Alkhateeb, a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard, and his friends for climbing Mt Rainier in support of PfP! Dr Alkhateeb and his fellow mountaineers started the climb on June 6th and

May 2014 Newsletter

  …helping children reclaim their childhoods May 2014 Thank You For Another Wonderful Annual Fundraiser! Our annual gala was a resounding success and a beautiful evening. Our theme was “Places, People & Play”, we went over capacity with attendees, who came despite a downpour of rain and limited parking!  To see more, please watch this video

November 2013 Newsletter

  Can’t see images? Click here to view in browser Dear Friends, Please forgive us for being so quiet over the past few months.  Rest assured that we have been working diligently behind the scenes to build more infrastructure of play, love, and community. Take a look…. Lajee: “It’s like a piece of paradise”  Mothers

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Remembering Salah Ajarma, our beloved brother

On July 14th, Playgrounds for Palestine joined friends and family to remember Salah Ajarma, our dear friend, comrade, and brother who passed away in April 2021. Salah was an integral member of PfP and over the years he became family to all of us. He was a man of integrity, passion, and unwavering commitment to

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This donation, our first to PfP, is to honor the children that see beyond conflict, and remind us to be ever present.