Playground Builders News

2017 Brings Playgrounds to Gaza

Providing Relief for the Little Ones

Playground Builders is about to begin building playgrounds in war devastated Gaza in the Palestinian Territories. The recent war and ongoing restrictions in Gaza has made it almost impossible for kids to play safely anywhere.  We are changing that!  Stay tuned for updates and photos.

Did you know ……

  • During the 2014 war more than 2,200 Palestinians, mostly civilians were killed, including 551 children. Thousands more were wounded. On the Israeli side, 67 soldiers were killed along with 6 civilians.
  • About 170,000 homes and 360 factories in Gaza were damaged or destroyed.
  • To date, little to nothing has been rebuilt.
  • 80% of the Gazan population is on aid.
  • According to the IMF, unemployment among young people in Gaza is as high as 60%.

For more about this, please visit the BBC story here.

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