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

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

Update on Lajee Center’s PfP Playground

Hello friends of PfP, Please enjoy these pictures of the Lajee Center’s PfP playground that is being built thanks to your support, our friends at the Lajee Center, andplayground architect Sam Kornhauser, who has generously donated his time and expertise to PfP. Lajee Center (‘lajee’ means ‘refugee’ in Arabic), was established in Aida Refugee Camp

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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a child in the midst of genocide…

“I feel like it would be better if I died with my mom. It is better. I’d rather not see this suffering and pain that I’m witnessing. I mean everyone I valued and loved is gone.” This little girl speaks to the condition of hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children traumatized beyond our imaginations. “this

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Play, while it cannot change the external realities of children’s lives, can be a vehicle for children to explore and enjoy their differences and similarities and to create, even for a brief time, a more just world where everyone is an equal and valued participant.