Retrospective: 2011

Nablus, 2011

Kate Simpson, UT & TYO, 2011 Marhaban   مرحبا : it means welcome in Arabic. And this is the perfect word to describe my experience with Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO), the city of Nablus, and all of the West Bank. Before my trip began last summer, I tried to brace myself for a culture shock. IREAD MORE

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ma’a salama (goodbye)

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Just as I am starting to get into the rhythm of life here in Nablus, it is of course time for me leave. I know I have only scratched the surface of this incredible city, so ancient and beautiful and tragic and hopeful all at once. It pains me to leave the community of peopleREAD MORE

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“The Joy”

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Wednesday morning our team woke up to what Chelsey calls “the joy.” Sixty-seven 4 and 5 year olds marching, bounding and even sauntering their way into the Tomorrow’s Youth Organization Center at 9 am. Their eyes bright with wonder and excitement for the day and their faces painted with giggles and not-so-hidden stares at theREAD MORE

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Our 2011 Partner Organizations

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We are extremely excited to announce our partners for our work this summer! Boston Team + Opportunity International Opportunity International provides micro-finance loans, savings, insurance and training to over two million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world. Opportunity operates in 20 countries to provide financial services individuals looking to start orREAD MORE

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