Mission, Vision and Values

Nawa for Culture and Arts Association (NCAA) is a nonprofit, founded in 2014 by a group of young, passionate, dedicated and educated young Palestinians to help empower their local communities through culture and arts programs. NCAA serves the Palestinian community at large.
NCAA is located in Deir Al Balah City, a central point in Gaza Strip, where it plans to serve thousands of Palestinian children who have limited access to cultural, recreational and psychosocial programs.


To provide cultural, artistic and psychosocial programs for children, families and educators in the Middle Gaza area through activities that help preserve Palestinian culture and empower the country’s future generations.


Create a nurturing cultural hub for Palestinian families.


Friendly environment, freedom of speech, engagement and belonging, development and self-learning.

Our objectives (2014-2016)

  • Cultural empowerment of children and families
  • Psychosocial support for traumatized children
  • Support of early-childhood education
  • Professional development for educators of children
  • Preservation and revival of culture among children and families
  • Establishing a cultural center in Deir El Balah City