By Youba Darif, Morocco I am called Youba, a name given to me by my father, who was deeply in love with the Amazigh culture of North Africa. I Discovered the meaning of my name when his fingertips traced the papers of a history book that told the story of the great Amazighi King Youba. … Continue reading Tales of Imilchil
Once upon a time, I was in Amman, Jordan waiting to receive the permit from the Israeli side to pass into Gaza after completing my Master studies abroad. I spent six days visiting the beautiful city places until I met the incredible girl called Abeer. Abeer is a Palestinian girl from Nablus who resides in … Continue reading God’s Gift by S., Gaza
GAZA, PALESTINE — Here is one of our refugee camps - the Al-shati camp in Gaza, the place where I was born and lived for 20 years, from 1994 until 2014...
"Extreme poverty is the best breeding ground on earth for disease, political instability, and terrorism." - Jeffrey Sachs Poverty, as conceptualized by leading economists and political scientists, is recognized as one of the more sustainable issues and one of the greatest global challenges facing the world today. Poverty eradication is considered an indispensable requirement for … Continue reading Pondering Poverty Eradication, by Ahmed Idrissi Noury, Morocco.
In 2012, I was a baccalaureate candidate in a sunstruck city in southern Israel, without any clear direction or purpose. One day in March, I heard that an outside speaker was coming to the university to give a lecture about the world's poverty crisis. This was not something you typically hear about during your studies, … Continue reading Until no man will die from hunger, and no child will grow up in the street by Uri Eytan, Israel
In the eye of the beholder … When the first YaLa assignment was announced, I started writing a few drafts about different prior experiences I’ve been through which I considered life changing experiences. I am a proud of myself for the things I have been through, feeling like I’ve seen it all: the good, the … Continue reading Travel story by Ehab Othman from Jordan