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: Star Street, Bethlehem
Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
New Function: Specialized library and offices
Beneficiaries: Holy Land Trust
Jobs Created: Phase I: 534 man/days, 73% of which are from project's area / Phase II: 4,929 man/days, 81% of which are from project's area
Completed: Phase I: May 2011 / Phase II: January 2012

Project Area: Bethlehem Historic Centre
Donor: Italian Government - Italian General Consulate in Jerusalem through PMSP
New Function: Guest House
Beneficiaries: Locals, tourists, pilgrimage
Jobs Created: 5,600 working days
Completed: October 2013

Project Area: Beit Jala
Donor: Italian Government - Italian General Consulate in Jerusalem through PMSP
New Function: Museum
Beneficiaries: Locals and tourists
Jobs Created: 2,595 working days
Completed: July 2013

Project Area: Beit Sahour
Donor: Sweden Government - Swedish International Cooperation Development Agency
New Function: Al-Malath Society
Beneficiaries: People with Special Needs
Jobs Created: 2,266 working days
Completed: May 2013

Project Area: Bethlehem
Donor: Sweden Government - Swedish International Cooperation Development Agency
New Function: Health Services for John Paul II Foundation in the Middle East
Beneficiaries: Local inhabitants
Jobs Created: 4,165 working days
Completed: September 2013

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