MECI offers children a holistic education and health program including the following:
After-School Education Programs: Tutoring in Arabic, English, math, science and technology.
Basic Health Examinations & Physical Health Referrals: MECI’s Health Coordinator identifies basic health issues through routine medical exams and diagnostic tests. We also provide basic medical care including for dental and vision problems. Students with serious health issues are referred to relevant cross-sector organizations for treatment.
Group Counseling and Mental Health Referrals: MECI’s Program Therapist offers small group counseling services to participants suffering from psychosocial or mental health issues. When necessary, program staff refers students with serious mental health problems to other service providers for additional care.
Creative and Healing Arts: MECI seeks to improve the emotional wellbeing of its students through classes in visual arts, dance, music and theatre. Our aim is to promote positive thinking, self-expression, and a constructive outlet for experiences of trauma and hardship.
Life Skills for Young Learners: MECI’s Life Skills Curriculum for Young Learners includes lessons about self-awareness, interpersonal skills, decision making, anti-bullying, and strategies for self-protection from harm, exploitation and abuse.
Environmental Awareness: Our environmental awareness module includes lessons on preservation of the environment, recycling and gardening.
Fitness and Wellbeing through Sport: MECI offers physical education and sports classes to encourage values of teamwork and cooperation as well as general health and fitness. Team-building sports also serve as outlets for stress, aggression and violence.
Nutrition and Feeding Program: MECI provides nutritious meals and snacks for program participants to support student health and encourage good eating habits. Students also learn how to identify and prepare healthy foods.
Leadership Training : MECI provides training for the students and the community.
Nutrition and Feeding Program
Music lessons with the Barenboim Said Music Conservatory in Ramallah.
Opening school concert
Boys playing traditional Palestinian music.