FONSA

Friends of Nablus and Surrounding Areas
جمعية اصدقاء نابلس وما حولها ״فونسا״

Supporting Nablus

Nablus is the commercial centre of Palestine and is a focus for education and agriculture.  Its economy has been hit by over 50 years of military occupation.  The people are amazing but are limited by constraints of travel, trade and freedom.  They struggle on with enthusiasm and fortitude.  We help by supporting education and agriculture.

FONSA strategic priorities

General fund

Nablus often has immediate needs which this fund lets us support.  We also use it for our priorities such as supporting students who cannot afford their tuition fees.

Nurses and Midwives

Medical treatment depends on qualified staff.  We help to train nurses and midwives so the people of Nablus can have world-class medical services.

Planting Olive Trees

Olive trees are the source of food and finance for many families.  The land they grow on is at risk of being stolen.  Our trees support life.

News

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Ceasefire Now!

FONSA has joined with other organisations to call for a focus on humanitarian concerns. Stopping violence is an immediate need. Current events are having a

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Six female student midwives stand in a group with medical equipment behind them

Midwives in training

Some of the Nursing and Midwivery students being supported by FONSA. sent us these photos of their training. As you see, they have access to

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web page

FONSA Web site

Happy to announce that our new website is live.  The old one served us well for many years but it was hard work to add

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Children

Schoolbags

FONSA was asked to contribute to schoolbags filled with stationery.  These were to be given to children in the Old City of Nablus who were

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Yanoun village

We have a strong bond with Yanoun village. It is surrounded by illegal Israeli settlements which are stealing their land and making their lives difficult. Yet the people of Nablus struggle on. We have helped to repair their houses, supported their students and helped in other small ways.