Annual Award of Merit ceremony at Islamic University of Gaza

Daughters for Life Foundation’s Board of Directors visited The Islamic University of Gaza to award twenty two outstanding female students the Annual Awards of Merit.

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, the Founder and President of the foundation, together with the Founding Directors; Dalal Abuelaish and Shatha Abuelaish headed to IUG on July 4th where they had a tour at IUG campus accompanied by Dr. Yahya Al Sarraj, The Vice President for External affairs with other IUG staff.

The ceremony’s opening remarks and welcome speech was presented by Eng. Aladdin F. Al Hashim, Head of Student Grants Department. An introductory video on IUG was broadcast and followed by Speech of Dr. Al Sarraj, who thanked Dr. Abuelaish and the Founding Directors for the continuous support the foundation offers to IUG students.  This was followed by Dr. Abuelaish’s speech which emphasized the urgent need to invest in education generally and in young women’s education in particular.

Shortly the honoring of twenty two students took place where each has received the Annual Award of Merit 2015 includes certificate and $500 USD which helps fund their tuition fees.

This acknowledges not only the academic capabilities of these students, but also their courage in overcoming hardship and their contribution towards improving the lives of girls and women in the Middle East.

Dr. Abuelaish at the IUG Artwork exhibition

Dr. Abuelaish at the IUG Artwork exhibition

Dr. Abuelaish at the IUG Artwork exhibition

Dr. Abuelaish at the IUG Artwork exhibition

Dr. Abuelaish, Dalal and Eng Al Hashim at the IUG Artwork exhibition

Dr. Abuelaish, Dalal, Shatha and Eng Al Hashim at the IUG Artwork exhibition

With IUG Staff Members

With IUG Staff Members

Dr. Abuelaish’s Speech

Dr. Abuelaish's Children

Dr. Abuelaish’s Children

The Attendance

The Attendance …

Dr. Abuelaish's Speech

Dr. Abuelaish’s Speech

Dr. Al Sarraj honoring Dr. Abuelaish

Dr. Al Sarraj honoring Dr. Abuelaish

Dr. Al Sarraj honoring Daughters for Life Foundation

Dr. Al Sarraj honoring Daughters for Life Foundation

Dr. Al Sarraj presenting Olive Oil to Dr. Abuelaish

Dr. Al Sarraj presenting Olive Oil to Dr. Abuelaish

Dalal Abuelaish honoring one of the students

Dalal Abuelaish honoring one of the students

Shatha Abuelaish honoring one of the students

Shatha Abuelaish honoring one of the students

Dalal Abuelaish honoring one of the students

Dalal Abuelaish honoring one of the students

Dalal Abuelaish honoring one of the students

Dalal Abuelaish honoring one of the students