Traditional Buildings Rehabilitation

Traditional Buildings Rehabilitation

This type of projects aims to preserve the cultural heritage in Bethlehem District, reclaim an abandoned building and provide a model for renovation, and creating working opportunities for unemployed. In addition, CCHP put these buildings in the service of an important civil body for adaptive reuse for ten years free of charge, at the end of the said period; the organization/s shall evacuate the building and hand it back to the owner free from all encumbrances.

Project Area: Dheisheh Camp, Bethlehem
Donor: British Consulate General- Jerusalem, through DFID
Beneficiaries: Students and teachers of the school
Jobs Created: 120 man/days
Completed: November 2003

Project Area: Shawawreh Village, south-east of Bethlehem
Donor: British Consulate General- Jerusalem, through DFID
Beneficiaries: Students and teachers of the school
Jobs Created: 250 man/days:
Completed: December 2003

Project Area: Hosh al-Syrian, Bethlehem Old Core
Donor: Grant from the Flemish Community of Belgium through UNESCO
New Function: Children’s Library
Beneficiaries: Children of the old quarters, Bethlehem
Jobs Created: 4,000 man/days
Completed: December 2003

Project Area: Anatreh Quarter, Bethlehem
Donor: British Consulate General- Jerusalem, through DFID and the Australian Representative Office through AUSAID
Beneficiaries: Students and teachers of the school
Jobs Created: 200 man/days
Completed: January 2005

Project Area: Beit Fajjar Old Core
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Local for various activities organized by the Rural Women’s Village Association
Beneficiaries: Rural Women’s Village Association
Jobs Created: 2,276 man/days
Completed: April 2006

Project Area: Mar Michael Street, Beit Sahour Old Core
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Restaurant & Artisana
Beneficiaries: Diyyar Group
Jobs Created: On site: 4,989 man/days -- Permanent: 13 employees
Completed: June 2006

Project Area: Artas village
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Locale for village activities, particularly those organized by the women
Beneficiaries: The Association for the Development of Rural Women - Artas
Jobs Created: 706 man/days
Completed: August 2006

Project Area: Beit Jala
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Music Academy and restaurant
Beneficiaries: Bethlehem Music Academy, which is leasing the first floor for Opera Lounge and Restaurant
Jobs Created: On site: 4,961 man/days -- Permanent: 10 employees
Completed: September 2006

Project Area: Battir Old Core
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Locale for village activities, particularly those organized by the Battir Woman and Child Centre
Beneficiaries: Battir Woman and Child Centre
Jobs Created: 2,522 man/days
Completed: December 2006

Project Area: Al-Khader Old Core
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Multi-functional center for the village youth
Beneficiaries: The Charitable Society of Al-Khader
Jobs Created: 2,671 man/days
Completed: January 2007

Subscribe

"THE TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE THAT EXISTS FROM PREVIOUS GENERATIONS PROVIDES A LINK BETWEEN PEOPLE AND THEIR PAST"