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Al Najd Development Forum

National Network: 
Palestine
Address: 
Palestine- Gaza- Al Nasser street Jordan bank building Fifth Floor
Gaza
Telephone: 
+972 8 2879559
Fax: 
+972 8 2873555
E-Mail (3): 
E-Mail (4): 
Mobile Phone: 
+972 597 971118
Mobile Phone (other): 
+972 592 548554
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2007
General Information: 

NDF Core staff are 5 staff and 10 project based staff and about 15 youth graduates on volunteer basis, our annual budget $USD 1.5 million- Source of funding INGOs, Fundraising campain, small income projects, and individuals support.
Modalities of Actions includes concrete ptrojects, exchanges of youth culture.
main partners- MCC, Oxfam GB, World Vision, Anera, Qatter charity.

Mission and Objectives: 

Al Najd Development Forum (ADF) is non-profit organization that strives to improve the quality of life of children, women, and families who are vulnerable to food insecurity and poverty in Gaza Strip. However; ADF is working in Gaza since 2007 to contributes in poverty eradication (MDG1), and economic development, together with the local communities and women leaders we claim legal, constitutional, and moral rights to food , livelihood, health, shelter, education, and dignity and a voice in decision that affect their lives.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Food Security and livelihood such as biological gardening targeted 400 battered women in the Gaza strip.
Awareness raising and capacity building of women in term of civil rights and human rights .
Livlistock includes raising broilers, sheeps, rabits, laying hens.
Cash for work activities- public services of youth graduates, painting, gardening,cooking of pastries, sewing workshops, and embroidery.
Emergecy responses and relief considered as pioneer NGO in Gaza strip during the Gaza Wars and the internal conflicts.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

Exchange experiences and skills gained in the field of Food security and livelihood with other NGOs.
Creating local committees, thematic groups, advisory, and steering committeees to support the weakened NGOs technically, managerially, and financially.
Working in collaboartive NGOs to complete each other basically in FSL .

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

To further exchange skills, experiences with other relevant organisationin plastine and regional region.
Strenghthening our NGO through cooperation and networking with other NGO in different countries and context.
Empowerment and capacity building of our staff through exchange and exposure to innovative and new approaches to work with vunerables and unstable conditions and communities.
To maintain sustainability of our project through working and networking with other INGOs in the region.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Mr. Rafat Hassouna
Head of the organisation: 
Mr.Khalid Abu Sharekh
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Mrs. Refka Hamalawi