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UNRWA USA: How UNRWA helps Ahmed

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Ahmad, the nephew of one of our staff, is a 25 year-old living in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Like other Palestine refugees, as a school-aged kid, he attended the local UNRWA school where he got a solid education. Ahmad gets up every day and tries to make ends meet for his family. […]

UNRWA USA: Gaza to Mars: UNRWA school graduate co-builds NASA rover


You may have heard about Loay Elbasyouni, one of the engineers behind the historic first helicopter flight on Mars. He’s also a Palestine refugee and a graduate of UNRWA schools. As a child in the Gaza Strip, Loay Elbasyouni was always tinkering around with whatever he could get his hands on. A curious and clever […]