Entsar Abu Jahal

A new bank program targets Palestinian women, offering them affordable accounts, credit cards and small-business and other types of loans. Image by Hugo Goodridge/Al-Monitor 

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Bank project offers Palestinian women independence

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017 | Entsar Abu Jahal, Contributor

Hayati, a National Bank program, is making it possible for Palestinian women to start their own businesses, join the labor market and gain financial independence.

Gaza’s power crisis cripples farmers

Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2017 | Entsar Abu Jahal, Contributor

The repercussions of the power crisis hitting the Gaza Strip, receiving less than four hours of daily supply, are now reflected in the agricultural sector and threatening food security in Gaza.

Private solar power systems catch on in Gaza

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 | Entsar Abu Jahal, Contributor

The National Economy Ministry in Gaza has lifted taxes and fees on alternative energy equipment to encourage residents to buy it to get through the ongoing electricity crisis.

Gaza's new strawberry farmers make progress in their field

Sunday, May. 21, 2017 | Entsar Abu Jahal, Contributor

With the help of the Food and Agriculture Organization, the municipality of Um al-Nasser in the northern Gaza Strip launched a project to distribute lands to residents and train them to plant and export crops.

Open-air soccer game screenings come to Gaza City

Thursday, May. 18, 2017 | Entsar Abu Jahal, Contributor

A giant screen at al-Qutaibah Square in Gaza City has been showing the UEFA Europa League matches, easing the suffering of Gazans amid the power outage and unemployment crises.

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Entsar Abu Jahal is a Palestinian journalist covering current events. She is currently pursuing a master's in journalism and works with several local and Arab journals, as well as various local stations.

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