May 2, 2016



There is a tendency for news headlines to be dominated by acts of violence. ‘If it bleeds, it leads’, so the saying goes. And insofar as the Middle East is concerned, this saying seems to be spot on.


In Syria for example, we all know that millions of people...

March 17, 2016



Yousef Azzem - three years old - is one of three triplets. He was born to a family living in Sabastia village near Nablus, West Bank.


When Yousef’s mother Futoun was pregnant with these triplets, she was also finishing her B.A degree. Futoun had many difficulties dur...

December 18, 2015

You won't need us to tell you that 2015 has been a tough year for the people of the Middle East. From Gaza, to Jerusalem, to Lebanon, the organisations that we support have often been caught at the centre of the violence we've seen on TV. Despite this, they have shown...

December 11, 2015

Here's the second in our series of short animations to showcase the work of our partners. We hope you enjoy it!


October 14, 2015

Our partners in Gaza do brilliant work. We made this short video to explain what they do, and why they do it.


September 3, 2015



Today we launched our appeal to support the Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development (LSESD), as they respond to the Syrian refugee crisis.


You can read about our appeal here and make a donation here.

August 18, 2015


February 1, 2014


2013 was an exciting year for us. A year of learning, and of growth.

In January, we existed solely to financially support and raise awareness of the work of the Princess Basma Centre for Disabled Children in East Jerusalem. For nearly 50 years now, they have been see...

May 5, 2013

We made this short video on one of our visits to East Jerusalem. It tells the story of Noor, and her encounters with the Princess Basma Centre. We think it gives a good idea of what the Basma Centre does, and what JustAct Middle East is all about. Watch, share, enjoy!...

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