Save Youth Future Society

: Aug 7, 2016

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About Me

Save Youth Future Society (SYFS) is a non-profit, independent youth organization established in 2001 with a goal of developing Palestinian youth capacities and enhancing their participation in society. SYFS has a leading role among youth organizations in the Gaza Strip as it strives to activate youth and strengthen their capacity and skills to lead community mobilization, awareness-raising and advocacy actions about issues related to their lives, contributing to building democratic Palestinian state.


SYFS Vision
SYFS aspires to take a leading role in developing a youth-led civil society where creative and dynamic youth act as change makers within the society.


SYFS Mission
SYFS is an independent non-governmental organization that invests in development of Palestinian youth’s potential and strengthens their role in determining their life goals, and in leading the social change. In doing so, SYFS supports enforcement of youth identity, loyalty, and citizenship through outstanding and comprehensive approach in education, economic empowerment, and capacity development.


SYFS’ work recognizes the necessity of empowering independent, self-reliant initiatives that achieve sustainable development and incorporate values of self-sufficiency and self-empowerment. With these goals in mind SYFS aspires to create significant contribution towards:

  • Enhanced Youth Civic Participation in the Palestinian Society.
  • Improved Economic Conditions of Youth in the Gaza Strip.
  • Increased Quality of Education Services Provided to Children and Youth in the Gaza Strip.
  • Expanded Capacities of SYFS and Partner NGOs.


Our Core Values and Behavioral Models
SYFS genuinely believes in serving with integrity, valuing diversity, and empowering creative solution. While in the same time respecting Palestinian cultural and social heritage, SYFS commits itself, its board, employees, and its pool of volunteers to apply four behavioral models towards excellence.

  • Work Smartly: We work with a wise vision and passionate spirit to succeed in a challenging context.
  • Dare To: We dare to take risks, confront the challenges, and take steps forward to create positive change.
  • Passionate Volunteerism: We act with energetic commitment to create innovative initiatives, and invest in social capital while celebrating success and adding a value to life.
  • Maximize Influence: We strive for meaningful growth, credible honest relations, and global connections in the aim of achieving our mission through distinctive context-specific action.


SYFS Youth Volunteering Units

  • Edward Said Unit for Training and Dialogue
  • Gandhi Unit for Advocacy, Information and Media
  • Mahmoud Darweesh Unit for Culture and Arts

Keywords and matching areas:

 Capacity Building
 Disadvantaged People
 International Cooperation
 Humanitarian Aid
 Education and Training
 Youth Exchanges
 Youth Workers
 Culture and Development
 Euro-Mediterranean Relations

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