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: Nahaleen Old Core
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Health Centre
Beneficiaries: Nahaleen Medical Centre
Jobs Created: 2,979 man/days
Completed: October 2008

Project Area: Dar Salah Village
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
New Function: Headquarter for youth activities
Beneficiaries: Nibras for Young Generation Society
Jobs Created: On site: 1,395 man/days; Permanent: 2 jobs
Completed: October 2009

Project Area: Anatreh Quarter, Bethlehem
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Education Center
Beneficiaries: Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans (BFTA)
Jobs Created: 1,392 man/days; 90% of which are from Bethlehem
Completed: February 2010

Project Area: Beit Jala
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Women's Center
Beneficiaries: Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC)
Jobs Created: 4,158 man/days
Completed: May 2010

Project Area: Al-Ubeidyeh
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Youth Club
Beneficiaries: Al-Ubeidyeh Youth Club
Jobs Created: 1,555
Completed: June 2010

Project Area: Beit Sahour
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Projects and Planning Department and the Public Relations Departments of the Beit Sahour Municipality
Beneficiaries: Inhabitants of Beit Sahour
Jobs Created: 4,046 man/days
Completed: March 2011

Project Area: Hussan Village
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
New Function: Headquarter for the Directorate of Social Affairs
Beneficiaries: Inhabitants of Hussan Village
Jobs Created: 2,180 man/days
Completed: March 2011

Project Area: Beit Fajjar Town
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
New Function: Locale for youth and workers
Beneficiaries: Beit Fajjar Intellectual Student Forum I.S.F. and Beit Fajjar Workers Union
Jobs Created: 2,471 man/days
Completed: December 2010

Project Area: Dar Salah Village
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
New Function: Art Centre
Beneficiaries: Dar Salah Village Council
Jobs Created: 1,586 man/days
Completed: August 2011

Project Area: Al-Kahder town
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
New Function: Youth and women locale
Beneficiaries: Cultural Forum for Development
Jobs Created: 1.791 man/days
Completed: July 2011

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