1300 Palestinian students benefit from HAI

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RAMALLAH, 20th February, 2016 (WAM) -- Human Appeal International, HAI, has completed the implementation of the second phase of 'Education for All' campaign in the Governorates of West Bank and East Jerusalem, as part of its efforts to support Palestinian schools.

Ibrahim Rashid, Commissioner of HAI in the West Bank said HAI begun implementation of the second phase last Ramadan and until now 1300 students have benefited from the campaign.

He also confirmed the UAE leadership's support to the Palestinian people in various fields, adding that second phase of the campaign was carried out in cooperation with associations and societal committees in the West Bank, and the distribution included school bags and other basic life necessities for the orphans and needy students whose families are witnessing dire economic conditions.

He reiterated that HAI is implementing 'Education for All' campaign as part of series of its programmes and initiatives aimed at supporting education sector in Palestine.