One of the children living in Jemima is Nur. Nur is a 6 year old orphan. His mother was not married when she had him, a big disgrace in Arab culture. To make matters worse, Nur faces rejection because of his disabilities.
Ahmed is the ninth child in a family. Five of his siblings have already passed away. His parents are cousins. Ahmed’s father left his family when Ahmed was 7. He has also stopped financially supporting his family.
Sameh is a cheerful 10 year old. He was born early and suffers from hydrocephalus. Nobody expected he would survive at the time of his birth. His parents asked to let him stay at Jemima until he would pass away…
09 Nov In general, the situation on the West Bank is safe, life is working quite normal, somedays we have strike and Fridays is not safe for transportation. Operation and care are working normally; Eber ... full story
06 Nov Given the current risky circumstances in Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, the board of Jemima has decided not to allow volunteers and other travelers from the Netherlands (or another ... full story