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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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    Youth in focus: An interview with Hadeer K.

    Hadeer K. is from Nablus. She graduated in 2012 from An-Najah National University with a degree in Applied Chemistry. What made you apply for STEP!? I was interested in applying for STEP! to improve my communication skills. I had previously read about TYO’s work and liked its approach and I was interested in developing my English language skills as well. What new skills have your learned through the program? The most important skills I learned were communication and team-building skills. Through the program, I worked with children and communicated with them to teach them complex concepts in simple ways. It was helpful to Continue reading…

    January 6th, 2015 | Read more

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    Youth in focus: An interview with Tasneem S.

    Tasneem S. is from Nablus. She hopes to one day to study at a university. What made you apply for STEP?! I was interested in applying for STEP! in order to gain working experience. I also like children and was looking for a way to make use of my free time. This was my first time ever volunteering and it was impactful. What new skills have your learned through the program? The most important part of the program for me was being able to experience volunteering with and working daily at an organization. I also learned so much from my fellow youth volunteers. I Continue reading…

    December 30th, 2014 | Read more

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    Youth in focus: An interview with Niveen D.

    Niveen D. is from Talooza. She graduated from Al-Quds Open University with a degree in Community Development. What made you apply for STEP?! I was interested in applying for STEP! to gain experience in voluntary work and to learn more about how organizations work. I was also interested in learning how to work with kids to support and help them. What new skills have your learned through the program? The most important skill I learned is time management because I now know how to better manage and divide my time. I also improved my leadership skills by leading activities and groups of children in the classroom. Working with the Core Continue reading…

    December 23rd, 2014 | Read more

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    Youth in focus: An interview with Hadia A.

    Hadia A. is from Nablus. She graduated in 2014 from An-Najah National University with a degree in Social Work and Sociology. What made you apply for STEP!? I was interested in applying for STEP! in order to gain experience in dealing with children and to learn more about their needs and the problems they face. I knew I would find the program both personally and professionally rewarding – especially because of my academic background in social work, a career I hope to pursue in the future. What new skills have your learned through the program? The most important skill I have learned is team-building skills by working in groups in the classroom Continue reading…

    December 16th, 2014 | Read more