Brighten the Future of Gaza's Children

Send a solar-powered lantern to a child in need!

Gaza City, Gaza Strip Causes


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Rebuilding Alliance is a Registered 501(c)(3), Tax ID 56-2392452.

Where there's a light, there's a way

There’s a way to send light to Gaza’s children despite the inhumane blockade that has lasted almost ten years.  Rebuilding Alliance, the U.S. non-profit sponsoring this effort, has successfully sent two pallets of solar-powered Luci Lights so far.  This Ramadan, we ask your help to send more.

It is dark in Gaza.  Laila Al-Haddad, author and activist (pictured below), explains why the situation in Gaza is so much different then elsewhere, and why projects like ours are so important:

The people of Gaza, like you, wish to spend time with their families, complete their homework, eat dinner safely, and tend to day-to-day tasks when the sun sets. They wish for the basic rights every human should be afforded and wish to give their families and children a sense of normalcy in their everyday lives. 

Lamps that last

The solar powered lanterns we are purchasing for the people of Gaza are waterproof, inflatable, lightweight, and can be used for up to 10 hours a night when fully charged. With full usage on a daily basis, a lantern can last up to a full 2 years! With less usage per day, a lantern can last even longer, up to 7 years.

Working with Palestinian NGOs on the ground

We are asking your help to send the next pallet of 1,920 solar-powered Luci Lights to Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations in Gaza for distribution to children and families in need. Rebuilding Alliance has pre-clearance from both Palestinian and Israeli Customs to send the lights through the blockade to our NGO partners: Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, Al Basma Club for the Disabled, and the Women's Project Center of Rafah.  The State Department, a Senator, and a Congresswoman are standing by to ensure that the next pallets get in too.

Watch AIDA's video about the blockade here

Please send one light (or many), and then join us in signing this Avaaz petition to press the diplomatic community to end the blockade and #OpenGaza.

Won't You Help Brighten the Future of Gaza's Children?

Just $10 will send a lamp to a child in Gaza to use for years and years to come! 

$20 will send two lamps to two children.

$100 sends enough solar lamps for a whole family.

$400 sends enough solar lamps for a classroom of 40 children. 

Please contribute today and bring light to the children of Gaza! 

Please share our page and help others spread light as well! 

To Learn More

Rebuilding Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to rebuilding war-torn communities and bringing the world together to make them safe.  We begin by helping Palestinian communities build affordable homes and school and playgrounds and women's centers, and we help with rebuilding community too.   Rebuilding Alliance was founded in 2003 and we have been working in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza since that time.  Our founding board included Cindy and Craig Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie, the young American who stood in front of the bulldozer to stop it from demolishing a Palestinian family's home - that was the family she had been staying with.  We began our work in Gaza by bringing that family on speaking tour with the Corries in the U.S., then rebuilding their home in the hope we could rebuild their neighborhood too.  The blockade blocked further construction -- and so our work in Gaza evolved to help in very positive ways, using compassion to press open the blockade.

To learn more about the solar-powered Luci Lights click here

$10 USD

Send a lamp to one child in Gaza.

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$20 USD

Send two lamps for two children in Gaza.

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$100 USD

Send lamps to a whole family in Gaza.

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$400 USD

Send lamps to a classroom of 40 students in Gaza.

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