Get to know us
You First Gaza is driven by the social and emotional values of compassionate individuals committed to creating a positive change in the besieged Gaza Strip. Our mission is to uplift the lives of impoverished communities by focusing on education, humanitarian aid, and journalism. Our team comprises eight dedicated members, most of whom are teachers, along with 12 passionate volunteers who are willing to work tirelessly, day and night, for the betterment of humanity.
Education: We strive to enhance the educational opportunities and outcomes for students of all ages, from kindergartens to universities and beyond. We firmly believe that education is the key catalyst for transformative change, making it the most valuable investment we can make in our student’s futures.
Humanitarian Aid: We aim to raise funds and provide essential support to address the pressing needs of impoverished individuals and families throughout the besieged Gaza Strip. Through our website, we connect compassionate donors with life-changing causes, ensuring that the most vulnerable receive the necessary assistance.
Vision Despite the challenges we face, our unwavering enthusiasm stems from our deep-rooted belief in our cause and the transformative power of education. Our Team is dedicated to fostering positive change in the Gaza Strip, with a particular focus on uplifting poor families and promoting social and cultural development.
Educational Innovation We continuously strive to innovate and enhance the learning experience for students across our platforms. By leveraging technology, we create seamless and interactive educational resources that transcend language barriers. Our English and Arabic educational platforms have already reached over 100,000 users worldwide, making a significant impact on the lives of learners.
Our Aims As the You First Gaza team, our primary aims are to:
Promote peace and its values within the besieged Gaza Strip.
Provide freedom, security, and justice to families in refugee camps to the best of our abilities.
Protect and improve the quality of the environment.
Foster educational progress and provide equal opportunities for all.
Promote scientific and technological advancements.
Combat social exclusion and discrimination.
Advocate for social justice, gender equality, and the rights of children.
Respect and preserve the rich cultural and linguistic diversity of the Palestinian people.
Our Values The values that guide our work at You First Gaza include:
Human Dignity: We deeply respect and uphold the inviolable dignity of every individual, considering it the foundation for fundamental rights.
Freedom: We champion individual freedoms, including the right to privacy, freedom of thought, religion, assembly, and expression.
Democracy: Our team operates on the principles of representative democracy, ensuring that every member has a voice in decision-making processes.
Equality: We advocate for equal rights for all citizens before the law and are dedicated to promoting gender equality.
Human Rights: We uphold and promote all human rights, including protection against discrimination based on gender, race, religion, disability, age, and the right to access justice and personal data protection.
Be the Change. Make the Difference. At You First Gaza, we firmly believe that acts of kindness, compassion, and selflessness have a ripple effect that knows no bounds. Together, we have the power to create positive change and make an extraordinary difference in the lives of those living in the besieged Gaza Strip. Join us in our mission to uplift and empower communities, one step at a time.