FONSA

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

FONSA News

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Nablus in Need – please help

Israel is not just attacking Gaza, the West Bank, including Nablus, is also affected. Many businesses in Nablus are reduced to working half time and paying staff 50% of their wages. Many restaurants are closed,

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Text: Ceasefire now

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 profound effect on people in and around Nablus; we call

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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 modern medical technology .  This is ideal because we want

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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 new items.  This one is based on WordPress; harder to

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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 about to start Primary School. The Old City is a

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Nablus visit report 2022

Report for FONSA In November last year, three FONSA trustees, Mike Whitehead, David Collison and myself,  visited Nablus as part of a delegation from Dundee-Nablus Twinning Association (DNTA). As part of the delegation’s trip, it

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Student fees – Nurses and Midwives

A new semester is about to start so the university fees are due. FONSA has just sent $5,300 to An Najah National University for two nursing students and two student midwives. All the midwives are

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