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Our Mission: TYO is an American, non-governmental organization that works in disadvantaged areas of the Middle East, enabling children, youth and parents to realize their potential as healthy, active and responsible family and community members. Read more

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    Summer Camp 2015 Week 2

    We’ve wrapped up our first week of Summer Camp 2015 and it’s been a blast!  With 63 youth ages 9-14 coming every day from 10am-3pm, there’s hardly been any time for any of us to take a breath.  Youth have engaged in various activities like outdoor water games, volleyball, soccer, drama (their favorite!), karate, team-building exercises, and benefitted from our curriculum focusing on psycho-social development. But why Summer Camp 2015? For the youth we serve in Nablus, we know that the daily summer camp activities we’re providing are critical to their psycho-social growth and development as well as their feelings Continue reading…

    August 3rd, 2015 | Read more

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    Teaching Across the Age Spectrum

    One week in, we have had a great start to our Summer 2015 Camp! Throughout the week, children ages 9-14 from our Nablus neighborhood Khallet el Amoud have enjoyed karate lessons, soccer, healthy lunches, creating and sharing their class cheers, drama, volleyball, and a variety of curriculum activities emphasizing self-esteem, self-acceptance, and a sense of community and belonging. It has been an exciting couple of days for our Core teachers as well, who have previously taught our 4-8 year-old Core Child Program children, and now have the opportunity to teach a new age group that brings a new kind of Continue reading…

    August 2nd, 2015 | Read more

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    TYO Intern Alumni: Where are They Now?

    Rachel Widany TYO gave me more tools and experience than you could imagine coming out of a four month experience. If you take the program seriously they really set you up for excellence in a challenging field, and I could not be more grateful for the experience. Originally from Pittsburg, PA Rachel taught Games & Sports, Fitness IT as part of The Women’s Group and Professional Competency at An-Najah University as an intern at TYO Nablus in the fall of 2013. What was your favorite moment/story from your time with TYO?  My favorite moment at TYO took place during a game we were playing Continue reading…

    July 31st, 2015 | Read more

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    Women Hold Up Half the Sky

    Tomorrow’s Youth Organization believes that women in the Middle East are a source of great and often un-tapped potential levers for the individual and collective change that the region sorely needs to overcome current economic and social challenges. In recent decades, Middle Eastern women have made great progress at gaining more equal access to education, but that has not yet translated into more access to employment outside the home. According to Bettina Bastian’s March 2015 Middle East Business article Against All Odds: Women Entrepreneurs in the Region, “Middle Eastern and North African countries (MENA) have made some progress in reducing Continue reading…

    July 30th, 2015 | Read more