Aida Youth Center is located in Aida Refugee Camp, an area north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. It was founded in 1968 with the main purpose of serving the local community – especially its children and youth. Today it represents a recreational hub that aims to improve living conditions for camp residents.
Our mission is to empower the youth to take a leading and creative role to serve the local community. We believe in holding the utmost values of responsibility and transparency, and that with everyone’s participation we can make creative, positive changes.
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We believe that Art is an individual unique space, for search, experimenting, and expression. We assume our responsibilities of creating a creative environment that surpass our reality restrictions.
Art and culture program in Aida center embraces an extended variety group of participants( children, teenagers, and youth) from Aida and beit jebreen Palestinian refugee camps, and provide them with the tools and experience to improve their cognitive creativity.
«My home still stands in the village of Dayr Aban. I have kept its key, hoping that my grandchildren will open the lock one day.»
Social hub | established in 2017, in partnership with Palestinian Association for empowerment and local development ( reform ), to be a common space that create a network for Palestinian activists, artists, and intellectuals to work on their initiatives without social, and political restrictions. Social hub is convenient and appropriate for freelancers, meetings, and youth activists. With a good wifi, computers, workspace, and soft drinks.
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