What always amazes me when I’m there is the remarkable resilience and stubborn sense of hope that so many young Palestinians share.
"I am no longer the sort of teacher who enters a classroom and merely gives instructions to be followed by the students,” affirms Faque José Afonso, a secondary school history teacher in the town of Boane, in southern Mozambique. “I don’t give them [my students] the answers. The students have to find the answers for themselves.”
Everything we do at IYF aims to support youth on the path to success in work and life, and educational institutions like the Arab American University in Jenin (AAUJ), in Palestine, are one key type of partner in achieving this mission. Voice of Palestine radio recently spoke with Dr. Nizam Diab, AAUJ's Vice President of Community Affairs, about the school's cooperation with IYF.