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USAID invests in people to people activities

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USAID West Bank and Gaza Mission and U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv are investing in Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) grants. These grants bring together Israelis and Palestinians to work on issues of common concern and to promote peaceful coexistence.

  • 99 Grants Managed by USAID West Bank and Gaza Mission and U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv from 2004 to 2014

  • 40,000 Israelis and Palestinians Participated from 2012 to 2014 - 72% of these participants talk about a Positive Change in their perception.

  • 50% of these participants were Women.

CMM is part of a worldwide effort to bring together individuals of different backgrounds from areas of conflicts in reconciliation activities. These activities provide opportunities to address issues, reconcile differences, and promote greater understanding and mutual trust.

The USAID West Bank and Gaza Mission

  • Promotes joint economic development through agriculture projects.

  • Raises awareness and works on environment protection efforts.

  • Trains doctors and other health and social workers to enhance their capacity.

  • Supports education programs by providing training and developing integrated schools.

  • Encourages teamwork and mutual understanding through sport activities.

  • Connects youth through Information Technology training.