The Lutheran World Federation’s Jerusalem Program has been running projects related to health, education, and humanitarian aid in the Palestinian Territories for over 60 years.
Augusta Victoria Hospital »
The Augusta Victoria Hospital is the oldest of these projects. The hospital serves all in need, regardless of race, religion, nationality, gender, or ability to pay, but does so with an emphasis on helping refugees and the poor.
Village Health Clinics »
The Village Health Clinics bring medical staff and supplies to villages geographically marginalized by its proximity to the border between Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories.
Vocational Training »
The Vocational Training program instructs students in the areas of carpentry, auto mechanics, metalwork, plumbing, and telecommunications. The centers in Beit Hanina and in Ramallah provide youth with a creative outlet for their energy and give them skills to compete in the difficult job market.
Mount of Olives Housing Project »
The Mount of Olives Housing Project will help alleviate the critical shortage of housing for Palestinians in Jerusalem and promote a city shared by Jews, Christians, and Muslims.