Details of VPM fund disbursement can be found in this section and under the section, 'Projects in Gaza'

Fund Disbursement

Scholarship for Palestine students

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Project: Scholarships for Palestinian students
Funded By: Viva Palestina Malaysia
Supervised By: Gaza Destek Association
Implemented By: Educational Forum
In cooperation with: Islamic University of Gaza - IUG and University College for Applied Science.
Targeted Area: Gaza Strip.
Beneficiaries: 60 students.

1. Education is one of VPM’s 4 strategic objectives. It has taken up 35% (RM4.5 million) of our funding to Palestine.

2. In 2013, VPM refurbished 11 schools in Palestine, costing RM1.7 million.

3. The Khazanah Asia (Palestine) Scholarship program was mooted in collaboration with VPM and began in 2013. This equivalent of an Ivy League scholarship now funds 5-6 Palestinian student from Gaza, West Bank and the Diaspora every year.

4. Very few if any NGO provide aid to students to continue with their tertiary education. VPM began our scholarship program for needy students in 8 universities in Gaza from 2014 with an initial funding of RM300,000 provided by Khazanah Nasional. This program has continued every year and a total of 1,600 scholarships has been disbursed.

5. VPM’s 6th KL Palestine Film Festival on 10 Dec 2017, raised more funds for scholarship program.

Field visits for Micro projects that supported by Viva Palestina Malaysia

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Field visits for Micro projects that supported by Viva Palestina Malaysia.

Since 2009 Viva Palestina Malaysia supported more than 80 of micro projects in Gaza Strip by giving small loans for poor families, these projects changed the life for benefited families and increased their incomes and gave them the chanced for depending on themselves instead of depending of humanitarian helps.

Where in 2017 unemployment rate reached to 41.7% in general and among youth it reached 66.8%, poverty rate 65%, deep poverty 30%, the rate of lack and absent in food security 72%, the huge increasing in the number of graduated students per year, all of these reasons guide us to work more and focus on supporting these kinds of micro projects by providing work chances through enabling unemployed persons from start micro projects by using micro loans system (Halal).

Rehabilitation poor families’ homes

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Project No. (10/2017)
Rehabilitation poor families’ homes.
Funded By: Viva Palestina Malaysia VPM
Implemented By: Rowad Society For Social Development.

Project Description: The project aimed to rehabilitate 10 houses for poor families in Gaza Strip in order to protect them from winter cold and rainfall, by providing USD (1000) as average for each house.

Targeted Group: 10 of poor families in Gaza Strip.

Our deep thanks for VPM donors who contributed in helping these families and protected them from winter rainfall and cold, but more than 4892 of poor families are waiting for rehabilitate their house to fit with minimal standards of adequate housing that stated in human rights laws, any contribution can make the different for these poor families in Gaza Strip.

For more details you can watch following video that shows some of project activities.

Drinkable water for Palestinian families in Beit Hanoun City project

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Viva Palestina Malaysia and our partner from the UK, One Life Global joint project of drilling well and establishing desalination station to provide drinkable water for Palestinian families in Beit Hanoun City - north of Gaza Strip, this project will enable more than 10,000 persons to drink sweet and clean water, where latest statistics show the Gaza Strip suffers from a high percentage of water pollution that makes more than 95% of water undrinkable.