This is terrible. All the children are sick with coughing or skin disease. When it is raining we have water inside, and with the strong wind, we cannot sleep due to the noise. We have no electricity, nor water, and we cannot use the heaters because we are afraid of starting a fire.

Hekmmat Shamali, 50, mother of 14 children, Gaza. Read more
Rise & Chai logo - Interpal - International Women's Day

This International Women's Day, on March 8th 2019, host your own afternoon tea and support the legacy of extraordinary Palestinian women like the late medic, Razan al Najjar.

All funds raised will go towards our Razan al Najjar Scholarship Fund which provides training to even more paramedics in Gaza.