HAFSA Projects

2016 Projects

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 in HAFSA Projects

2016 Projects

In 2016, HAFSA supported one of Sabastiya’s nurseries by purchasing ten round tables and chairs. We also provided the girls’ school with a...

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Soap Making

Posted on May 7, 2015 in HAFSA Projects

Soap Making

Our latest project is involves supporting a small soap-making business run by a group of women in Sabastiya. We’ll have more updates on this once our current delegation is back from Sabastiya!

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Hens and Cockerels for Sabastiya

Posted on Mar 12, 2014 in HAFSA Projects, News

Hens and Cockerels for Sabastiya

UPDATE The Hen & Cockerel project was a huge success. HAFSA and the people of Sabastiya would like to thank everybody for their donations. The 400 hens that were bought for needy families are busy producing eggs and have also produced new chicks so the families can continue to count on a steady supply of fresh eggs and poultry. Read more in the Autumn 2014 Bulletin.   About the project Currently we are fund raising to buy 500 hens and 100 cockerels that will be distributed to poor families in Sabastiya. We have already purchased 50 hens and 10 cockerels and the response in the...

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Sabastiya Guesthouse

Posted on Jan 14, 2014 in HAFSA Projects

Sabastiya Guesthouse

HAFSA was pleased to be one of the international groups that supported the development of the Al Kayed Palace Guesthouse in Sabastiya. This guest house opened for business in November 2013 and subsequently hosted the Zaytoun Harvest Tour. How we helped We bought beds, bedding and heaters for the winter, but as importantly we encouraged the village to go ahead, which they did with gusto! We are committed to continuing to supporting them and to helping increase tourism in Sabastiya. HAFSA and the Twinning Network tour will be staying there for three nights in May 2014 and the Zaytoun Harvest...

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Hafsa Members Visit to Palestine.

Posted on May 21, 2013 in HAFSA Projects, News, Photos

Hafsa Members Visit to Palestine.

  In May 2013 eight members of HAFSA travelled on a field trip to Palestine. We stayed 4 days in Sebastya staying at the new amazing guest house which is a restored ancient castle. Set in the rolling hills and olive groves it was a wonderfully peaceful after the bustle of Jerusalem. Anybody interested in going next year spring 2014, please email Andree, at tayportturtle@yahoo.com ...

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Olive Tree Planting

Posted on Feb 17, 2013 in HAFSA Projects

Olive Tree Planting

In Autumn 2012, HAFSA raised funds to buy 500 olive trees for families in Sabastiya. On December 17th, 400 of these were planted on lands around Sabastiya. Olive trees are of vital importance for subsistence in Palestine, supporting the livelihood of over 100,000 families across the occupied West Bank. In two years’ time, these olive trees will begin bearing fruit. May they live a long and fruitful life!

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