DSPR is an ecumenical and Church-related organization which is an
integral part of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC); it was
founded following the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the creation of the
Palestine refugee problem. DSPR continues to operate in the
Palestinian Territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Jordan, Lebanon
DSPR has always committed itself to work with Palestinian refugee
communities and the neediest among them to promote acceptable decent
living conditions, based on Christian witness through direct
support, awareness-raising, capacity building, and advocacy in order
to guarantee that their basic human rights are being realized and
that they live in reconciliation with the larger communities in
which they live.
DSPR believes in partnering with all irrespective of race, gender,
color, or religion; ensuring transparency credibility and
accountability. We envision ourselves as a leading professional
Church-related organization that empowers and is empowered by
According to DSPR Strategic Plan 2011 - 2015, our strategic
Provide and maintain primary
healthcare services to enhance the wellbeing of Palestinian mothers and children.
Provide professional skills training
and access to education to empower marginalized Palestinian youth to
improve their own economic conditions.
Address and resolve pressing
environmental threats facing Palestinian communities to support
their better management and preservation of available natural
Mobilize and empower Palestinian and
other relevant communities to seek just and equal social and
economic rights for Palestinians.
Provide emergency assistance to
alleviate the impact of humanitarian situations when required.