Misa village
Poor family in Misa Village, CairoThe Misa Village is within sight of the Pyramids, yet poverty is ubiquitous here.

We decide to support one family on the eve of an important religious celebration and by shoes for the children.


Namefamily in Misa village near GizaAimTo allow a destitute muslim family to celebrate ...
Caritas Egypt
Caritas Egypt, CairoNovember 28th, 2009Caritas Egypt does community outreach in empoverished areas of Cairo. They provide cheap healthcare and vocational training for marginalized and mentally challenged children.

We visit one of their centers in Cairo and make a modest contribution for the education of mentally challenged children.


NameCaritas Egypt, Mataraya centerAimTo help ...
November 21.
I get back to downtown Cairo today, have a good breakfast, and work in a nice café. In the evening, some very nice guys take me out and tell me about the soccer tragedy that is going on between Algeria and Egypt. We have some tea together before they take me to a youth hostel ...
Groups for Peace
Groups for Peace, Ramallah, Palestinenear Ramallah, Palestinian Territories. November 23th, 2009The Groups for Peace is a grassroots organization promoting the culture of peace by educating the local children through regular sessions.

Charity Travel supports the Peace Groups with a donation and the action "Peace of Fruit", distributing fruits to school children who express their ...
November 18.
I leave Israel today because I want to eliminate the last few variables that stand between me and my flight to Nairobi. Exiting Israel via Allenby bridge and re-entering Jordan is unproblematic. I share a taxi with three Japanese guys to Amman, then take a fast bus to Petra. This is one of those days ...
Daughters of Charity
Bethlehem, Israel/Palestine. November 24th, 2009Daughters of Charity is an orphan home providing shelter for children irrespective of their religion. They also support female victims of domestic violence.

We make a small donation.


NameDaughters of Charity BethlehemAimTo take care of maltreated, orphaned, undernourished, abused, or abandoned children from the Palestine territoriesSince1883Staff45 people work ...
November 14.
Are you enjoying Jerusalem old town? Of course. I walk around and meet a lot of good people. Patricia who is working for Save the Children in Gaza tells me about her mission as we stroll along on the defense walls. We have a delicious lunch together, and exchange contacts, than she does the free ...
November 12. Lagging behind.
A day of writing and administration. I stay in almost all day, except for a short visit to the supermarket where I buy the ingredients for a salad, that will be my contribution to the party at night.



And that party is really nice. There is plenty of delicious food and karaoke. ...