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A kindergarten in the territories on the South of Bethlehem. Every child deserves to play,
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Campaign successfully funded on: 05 Jan,2016

This project has been successfully funded with $8,510 (106%)

Feeling lost and don't know what all of this is about?


Who are we? What are we doing?

Since September 2015 the Al-Shmoah Kindergarden, with about 25 children, is working under minimum conditions. Hanan and Wejdan started the project responding to the needs of the villages surrounding Alma'sara village, between Bethlehem and Hebron.

 Right now the children are running out of games, toys, they don't have properly furniture and the young mothers are in need of training and economical support in order to continue the education project. 




20.000$ seems to be too much...Isn't that a lot?

Definitely not. The question is how we managed to do it till now without any economical support. And the answer to that is the incredible will of Hanan, Wejdan and all the ones that in some way supported the project. But even if we have the best will, we can't do it anymore in the conditions in which we run it now.

The amount that now we are asking for is to have the project working during a considerable period of time, meanwhile, with the money collected, we'll have time for working on a long-term economic independence of the project.

What about the rewards?

The most important is that you'll receive typical Palestinian products, some of them homemade from Alma'sara women. All of the rewards are modest things that we, as Palestinians from a poor but hardworking village, can afford.




How is your everyday work?

Early in the morning, from Sunday to Thursday, the children go to Al Shmoah center, normally until midday. The volunteers of the center work, play and teach with them with toys, plays and all kind of school supplies that sometimes are brought by the children and, most of the time, by the volunteers. From French and English lessons to all kind of didactic games the children spend their days learning as much as the kindergarten conditions allows them.




I don't have money...there's other way to support you?

FOR SURE! Don't hesitate to contact us. We need as much as a child needs to develop in properly conditions, that means EVERYTHING. If you are a clown, teacher, you like playing with children or whatever you think can be helpful for us will be welcome. 

Don't think it twice, If you want we'll also open the doors of the Center to let you see where and how we are doing it now. All kind of support will be welcome.

Still not convinced? Here we explain you more reasons to support us...

The inhabitants of Alma’sara, who made the choice of nonviolence resistance against the occupation, know that their children will be able to reach peace with knowledge, culture, the cultivation of their potentialities and resources.

Al Shmoah started its activities in 2001 as cultural center but acted also as first clinic of the area, with awareness courses on health of men and women, as aggregation center, serving as center for gathering food and clothes for the poorest in the community, as place of formation and recreation for youth and students (chess club, language school, internet access for students and inhabitants of the villages). The center has four goals to improve the life of the surrounding villages: Health, Information, Education, Recreation.




In the past years the community individuated as most urgent need to have a kindergarten. Until now it could not be realized but finally the time has come. 

Hanan and Wejdan, two young mothers, helped by the community, started in September, without funding and as volunteers, to open the door of the Center to the children who wanted to come, so to relieve their mothers who could gain a little time to dedicate to go back to study, to work, to recreate themselves, thus increasing their empowerment.




Since September 1, the community needed kindergarten started to be realized. The children play, sing, they are instructed in the first education steps. But all this can't be done anymore without properly materials, infrastructure, school supplies and trained persons.









Anonymous
05 Jan,2016
$100

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05 Jan,2016
$10

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04 Jan,2016
$20

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04 Jan,2016
$20

Valentina Rullo
03 Jan,2016
$60

serena merrino
03 Jan,2016
$40

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03 Jan,2016
$100

LAURA MARCHESELLI
03 Jan,2016
$10

Barbara Monaco
03 Jan,2016
$5

Morini Martina
02 Jan,2016
$20

Gian Paolo Pazzi
02 Jan,2016
$20

Gianna Maestrelli
02 Jan,2016
$2,100

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01 Jan,2016
$10

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31 Dec,2015
$20

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31 Dec,2015
$100

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30 Dec,2015
$20

claudia bertelli
30 Dec,2015
$20

camilla
30 Dec,2015
$20

isabella donati
29 Dec,2015
$100

Ammar Alkhushashi
29 Dec,2015
$1,000

Christa Lindhorst
29 Dec,2015
$500

$1,200

Anonymous
27 Dec,2015
$300

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27 Dec,2015
$400

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27 Dec,2015
$100

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27 Dec,2015
$20

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26 Dec,2015
$60

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26 Dec,2015
$100

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26 Dec,2015
$60

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26 Dec,2015
$10

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26 Dec,2015
$20

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26 Dec,2015
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26 Dec,2015
$60

paolo
26 Dec,2015
$40


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25 Dec,2015
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24 Dec,2015
$350

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21 Dec,2015
$20

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20 Dec,2015
$5

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17 Dec,2015
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17 Dec,2015
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17 Dec,2015
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16 Dec,2015
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16 Dec,2015
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16 Dec,2015
$20

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14 Dec,2015
$10

Gianna Maestrelli
14 Dec,2015
$20

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14 Dec,2015
$20

Maria Checchi
14 Dec,2015
$20

Maria Checchi
14 Dec,2015
$20

Anna
13 Dec,2015
$40

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13 Dec,2015
$20

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13 Dec,2015
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13 Dec,2015
$300

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12 Dec,2015
$20

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12 Dec,2015
$10

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12 Dec,2015
$100

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12 Dec,2015
$300

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11 Dec,2015
$20

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11 Dec,2015
$50

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10 Dec,2015
$20


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10 Dec,2015
$20

salva con nome
10 Dec,2015
$10

alidina marchettini
10 Dec,2015
$20

LAURA MARCHESELLI
10 Dec,2015
$20

salva con nome
09 Dec,2015
$20

alidina marchettini
09 Dec,2015
$40

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09 Dec,2015
$10

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09 Dec,2015
$10

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09 Dec,2015
$40

Federica Caccianotti
07 Dec,2015
$20

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  28 Dec,2015


We, the team of Al Shmoh kindergarten wish to thank you really warmly for believing in our project and for helping us.


Your support and help is fundamental for our children.

We would like to inform you about the step we are now in.

We could raise, thanks to you all, up to today, $4215, which is already important for us, being our first crowdfunding.

But in order to make this project successful and to achieve the dream of the children we need to arrive at $8000 - with this amount zoomal, the crowdfunding platform will give us the money. 

If we do not arrive at this sum in the 8 remaining days, the money will come back to you, you will not be charged.

We will be sorry for it, but anyhow extremely grateful to you for your generous donation.

You were the ones most sensitive and involved in our project, but many people still do not know about it yet.

So we would like to ask you a further effort, to please please make your friends know about the project, sharing the link and helping us spreading it more.

If we could raise $ 1375 in the three coming days which we will raise 70% of the first milestone , zoomal will launch the crowdfunding in its network for the remaining days of the campaign and this will increase the possibility of achieving the kindergarten dream. and we will be zoomaal favorite 


We wish you all the best for these holidays,

Al Shmoh Kindergarten team and its children

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  31 Dec,2015


Hello Everyone!

Happy Holidays to you all!

I just thought I would send you all a big thank you for believing in the project and supporting it! We couldn't do it without you!

To date we have raised $ 5,995 which is 30% of our total funding goal! Which is awesome! And 75% of our 1st Milestone!

we still need 2005$ to finish our milestone to reach the 8,000$

so we have a three special rewards" made by the mothers of the children of the kindergarten" for the last three donors in 2015 and another three special for the first three donors in 2016 , happy new year and our best wishes for the new year  


Thank you all!!!

Please share the project with anyone you think might be interested http://www.zoomaal.com/projects/al-shmoah-kindergarten

We have made it this far because of you!

Best Regards,



  02 Jan,2016


Dear All,

thank you, thank you so much, we made our first milestone, and we are now at $8125!!!

We hope to raise a little more in the coming three days but we are already really deeply grateful to all of you for your support, help and for believing in Al Shmoh kindergarten.

I will update you more on Monday, but if you want to help until the last minute, please share the project with anyone you think might be interested

http://www.zoomaal.com/projects/al-shmoah-kindergarten/50239?ref=38475946



  04 Jan,2016


dear all,

we have almost 12 hours left for our crowdfunding

we want to thank all of you deeply and ask you for the last time if you can share the link .

in the last hours we can make the difference for the children of our villages

please please please share it


http://www.zoomaal.com/projects/al-shmoah-kindergarten/50239?ref=45475314

thanks 

jawad zawahra

00972598750927


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About Almasara Village Since the end of 2006 when the Israeli government gave the design to work on the wall on the south Bethlehem area, we in Alshmoh Cultural center saw how much the life of the people would have…

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  Rewards

$10 or more
→    PRIVATE THANK YOU MESSAGE

988 Available

We will send you a private Thank You message
$20 or more
→    PUBLIC THANK YOU MESSAGE

473 Available

We will post your name or nickname on Al Shmoah Facebook page
$40 or more
→    FACEBOOK THANK YOU + WEBSITE

394 Available

We will post your name or nickname on Al Shmoah Facebook page + publish your name on the website in a fix page
$60 or more
→    YOUR NAME IN THE KINDERGARDEN

245 Available

We will put your name in a "Thank You" public list of the center
$100 or more
→    A TREE WITH YOUR NAME

13 Available

We will plant an olive tree (Palestinian resistance symbol) in your name
$150 or more
→    PRIVATE HANDCRAFT GIFT

10 Available

We will send you a personally palestinian handcraft gift made by the women of the community
$300 or more
→    PRIVATE HANDCRAFT GIFT + PALESTINIAN OLIVE WOOD GIFT

4 Available

We will send you a personally palestinian handcraft gift made by the women of the community + artisan gift made in olive tree wood
$1000 or more
→    ROOM REGARDING TO YOUR NAME

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Room regarding to your name in the kindergarten
$5000 or more
→    THE CHILDREN WILL SONG FOR YOU

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we will send you a video while the children singing for your name + you name at the establish board
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