Ibda’a Celebrates 25 Years Of Service To Dheisheh

 Ibda’a Celebrates 25 Years Of Service To Dheisheh

Ibda’a Celebrates 25 Years Of Service To Dheisheh

For Immediate Release
Ibda’a Cultural Center Management

Date: October 29, 2019
Email:info@ibdaa48.org

Ibda’a Celebrates 25 Years Of Service To Dheisheh

On October 28, 2019 Ibda’a held an Anniversary Celebration at the University of Bethlehem

Bethlehem, Palestine – Ibda’a Cultural Center held a Silver Jubilee Celebration in commemoration of their 25 years of service in Dheiehsheh.

Despite a cold wind, the outdoor auditorium at the Bethlehem University was at capacity with nearly 3,000 attendees. Ibda’a was able to honor all of the contributions and people that have made the organization successful for two and a half decades. Esteemed guests included; Governors, present and former Ministers of the government, the Archbishop Atallah Hanna, community leaders from all over Palestine, representatives of the United Nations, Directors of major social and cultural organizations, and political prisoners including the first female Palestinian who served time in an Israeli prison.

Ibda’a took time to honor volunteers and board members who have passed as well as some martyrs who played key roles as volunteers and beneficiaries at the center. Overall the event was a huge success and a means to remember why Ibda’a plays an important role in the community.

Ibda'a Cultural Center (Ibda'a) is a grassroots, community-based organization located in the Dheisheh refugee camp within occupied Palestinian Territory. Since its foundation in 1994, Ibda'a serves more than 2000 children, youth and women annually. Ibda'a’s mission is to create a positive atmosphere for children, youth and women in the refugee camp in order to assist them in developing creativity and leadership skills through a range of social, cultural and educational activities.

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