Author Archives: Nisreen Manarious

When there is a will, there is a way

Yousef Azzem, three years old, a child born to a family living in Sabastia village near Nablus, West Bank. Yousef’s mother Futoun was pregnant with a triplet, two girls and a boy. At the time, she was finishing her B.A degree. Futoun had many difficulties during her pregnancy such as high blood pressure and extreme fatigue. On her early 8th ... Read More »

Princess Basma Center Newsletter – Dec. 2015

Dear Friends and Partners, We are pleased to publish our 2nd edition of Newsletter (December 2015). We would like to thank you all for the support during this present year and we look forward to our continuous partnership. We also would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. Click here to open the Newsletter. Read More »

Princess Basma Rehabilitation Centre becomes the first Palestinian Rehabilitation Centre to receive the certification of the Joint Commission International (JCI)

Princess Basma Rehabilitation Centre (PBC) in Jerusalem became the first Palestinian National Rehabilitation Centre to receive the certification from the Joint Commission International (JCI). Princess Basma Centre reached a new milestone in its accomplishments by receiving accreditation from the JCI in December 2015 for Ambulatory Care. The accreditation certifies that Princess Basma Centre provides a high quality standard of service ... Read More »

An Agreement between Princess Basma Centre and Palestine Telecom Group

Princess Basma Centre and Palestine Telecom Group (Paltel) signed this week a cooperation agreement. The signed agreement will allow Princess Basma Centre to purchase the equipment needed to upgrade the outpatient physiotherapy unit and hydrotherapy unit at the Centre. The agreement was signed by Mr. Raed Awad, the Social Responsibility Manager at Paltel Group and by Mr. Ibrahim Faltas, the ... Read More »

A story of Hope and Success

   Noor Eldein Mbayed, 12 years old from Kafr Aqab, Ramallah. When he was six months, Noor had an accident and felt on his head, and remained unconscious for almost ten minutes, he was moved to hospital for treatment. After two months, Noor’s mother Nahed, 40 years old, started noticing that he couldn’t move or flip or even speak any ... Read More »

Under the patronage of Archbishop Suheil Dawani Princess Basma Centre celebrates the inauguration of the newly renovated Child Rehabilitation Department Funded by the Islamic Development Bank

Jerusalem- Under the patronage of Archbishop Suheil Dawani, Princess Basma Centre for Children with Disabilities inaugurated the recently renovated Child Rehabilitation Department at the Center.  This department provides quality and comprehensive services to children and their mothers within a holistic inclusive approach. The renovated Department provides different therapeutic services such as Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy, Music therapy, Speech therapy, Recreational/Psychosocial therapy, ... Read More »

Celebrating Christmas at Princess Basma Centre

Thursday 18th, 2014: Under the patronage of his Grace Archbishop Suheil Dawani, head of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East, the Princess Basma Centre in Jerusalem organized a Christmas lunch for its staff members. The celebration’s opening remark was made by the General Director of the Centre Mr. Ibrahim Faltas, followed by a speech from Archbishop Dawani. ... Read More »

A Christmas Party for Children at PBC

Wednesday 17th, 2014: the Centre organized a Christmas party for its children with a generous donation from Founding Family Charitable Foundation “Children of Promise”, through Glenda and Jim Hutcheson and Mrs. Lynn Grassmeyer who attended the party and performed a puppet show with the help of her puppet Ahmad, and a local clown group “Semsem and Za’tar”. The show gathered 100 ... Read More »

Princess Basma Centre celebrates the International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Princess Basma Centre celebrated the International Day for Persons with Disabilities with a variety of activities that marked that day. The Centre has participated in the exhibition of “Assistant Technology for Persons with Disabilities” organized by UNRWA, were the Centre presented the technological devices used in the rehabilitation of children with disabilities namely technological equipment used in the sensory room ... Read More »

Join our Sheltered Workshop Exhibition for a variety of  Home Decor and Furniture produced by persons with disabilities… the products include: Chairs and stool Storage boxes for toysLaundry baskets Trayscoffee tables and side tablescandle holdersDesktop accessoriesDrawer units …. and a lot moreYou are all welcome…   To see invitation: workshop exhibit-invitation Read More »