What: A community football tournament at the Unity Youth Field in the Yebna neighborhood of Rafah, Gaza.
Why: Cut off from the world by a brutal siege the people of the Gaza strip live with hunger, massive unemployment and frequent attacks by the Israeli army. Extreme vulnerability and insecurity, coupled with bleak prospects for the future, feed hopelessness and rage with the youth being particularly vulnerable. This innovative, community-developed football tournament gives neighbors a chance to strengthen bonds and relieve the stress caused by the dire situation.
When: The month of Ramadan, the 11th of August through the 9th of September.
Fundraiser Target: $10,000 U.S.
Fundraiser Ends: August 15th
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