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Water for Gaza

Gaza is experiencing an ongoing water crisis due to salt water and sewage contamination of their groundwater supply. 

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Gaza Water Crisis

Sea water and sewage contamination has made over 98 percent of the groundwater is undrinkable. Crowded conditions, blockades, power outages, and high unemployment are making this situation worse as more people need clean water with little means to get any.

Contaminated tap water, which is used primarily for bathing and cleaning, is causing skin diseases and infections. According to the World Health Organization:

  • 50 percent of children in Gaza suffer from parasitic infections.
  • 26 percent of all disease in Gaza is caused by contaminated water.

Every human has the right to clean drinking water. Water is essential to life, and no mother should worry that her child will get sick from something to basic, so necessary to our survival.

Baitulmaal Water Tanks

Baitulmaal established 231 water tanks that provide 231,000 liters (61,000 gallons) of clean drinking water every month to more than 10,000 Palestinians in Gaza.

The cost for keeping the water flowing in Gaza is only $60 per tank per month. With your generous gift, Palestinians in Gaza won’t be left to drink or wash with sewage-contaminated water.

It’s more than water. It’s life. It’s hope.

We are planning to expand this program to 1,000 water tanks by the end of 2020, but we cannot do this without you.

Can the people of Gaza count on you today?

Photos from the Field in Gaza

News & Updates

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#GivingTuesday for Palestine on LaunchGood

DALLAS, TEXAS, December 3, 2019 — International humanitarian organization Baitulmaal has launched a crowdfunding campaign on LaunchGood to raise funds for emergency relief in Palestine and is inviting everyone to contribute and share the campaign on social media....

American-Muslim Doctors See 890 Patients in Yemen

Medical mission was a joint project between Baitulmaal and IMANA Medical Relief ADEN, YEMEN, November 28, 2019 — Nearly 1,000 Yemenis received healthcare assessments, treatments and prescription medication in Aden, Yemen, as part of a joint medical mission with...

Gaza Needs Food, Water & Hygiene Kits

Baitulmaal field reps have been on the ground assessing the needs of Palestinians affected by the recent violence in Gaza GAZA, PALESTINE, November 18, 2019 -- Baitulmaal field workers have been on the ground in Gaza assessing the needs of Palestinians affected by the...

130,200 Meals Delivered in War-Torn Syria

1,000 recently internally displaced families receive much-needed food assistance IDLIB, SYRIA, October 22, 2019 -- Baitulmaal, an international humanitarian relief organization, distributed 130,200 meals in war-torn Syria through ready-to-eat food packages. Baitulmaal...

Nationwide Tour with Cricketer Younis Khan

DALLAS, TX, August 26, 2019 -- Baitulmaal, an international humanitarian relief organization, is launching a nationwide tour featuring record-breaking cricketer Younis Khan coming to cities from October 18 to November 5. Younis Khan is the former captain of the...

133,200 Meals, 200 Hygiene Kits for Yemen

The New York Times is calling the situation in Yemen “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis” and lists Baitulmaal among highly rated charities providing aid in Yemen.  The United Nation’s 2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview estimates that 17.8 million Yemenis don’t know...