with about 1.7 million inhabitants. Shaken by several violent wars with Israel in the recent past – the last was just nearly one and a half years ago – which has claimed over 2,000 lives, the vast majority of whom are innocent civilians. Over 500 children killed, and thousands more have been wounded.
Relatives, friends, neighbors, and their homes along with all their belongings have been destroyed because of the Israeli bombings.
The much promised billions of international aid up to now, the suffering population has scarcely reached aid for reconstruction.
The livelihood rose to an immeasurable rate, unemployment and homelessness are widespread – lacking
everywhere. Relief goods from abroad reach the people of Gaza almost as well.
Not due to the almost complete closure of the borders of the country by the neighbors of Israel and
the last war in 2014 through personal contacts, whose please for help on the Internet about the terrible status there.
Janine A., founder and chairman of WWR-Help e.V .:
„I was deeply shocked at the reports, pictures, videos of mine
internet friends from Gaza.“
Shaken by the suffering of the people and especially
of the children there. I thought there must be a possibility.
People there and elsewhere faster, more direct and more consistent help.
As the -often empty – billions of dollar bill international
promises, which, if anything at all, but very rarely
sporadically arrive at the people they REALLY need …
Janine still spontaneously launched an initiative in August 2014 that was to try to get the
suffering people in Gaza from here from Germany. With 6 others
she founded the non-profit organization WWR-Help e.V.
to help people in war and crisis areas and to help them
DIRECTLY with donations.
Janine and the members and supporters
(Different ethnic and religious affiliation) of the association
gathered material and money donations, the distressed ones, in various campaigns
People in crises.
Janine Abuayyash: „We have made plans, unlike in other relief organizations that are used by us
collected 100% money tfrom the selected beneficiaries go in the affected regions, here
Especially in GAZA. The entire administrative work of the association shall be carried out exclusively from the
Contributions and other donations from the members and sponsors, donated funds for the
Needy aren´t used for this! “
Meanwhile, good personal contacts have been established with families in Gaza, the incoming
money donations in neighborly co-operation into various privately initiated aid and development projects,
which distribute money fairly among needy. Partially, the money is used for reconstruction, but also is destitute
Families are supported with grants for food, rents, medical care, dress.
Many children were able to used by the funds with learning materials such as school books, writing materials,
Notebooks, books, etc., so that they can continue to participate in the classroom. Also
was given to a few poor families, the children to the sugar festival (a high Islamic festival,
here almost comparable with our Christmas or Easter festival, small gifts and sweets