Under the title of “Smile Painting Against Violence” in Gaza City, PalThink for Strategic Studies has implemented an initiative in partnership with Hasan Salama primary school and Al Majd private school. The initiatives are part of the “Benefits of Nonviolence Culture”, which directly aims to create an environment filled with tolerance, accepting others, and nonviolence.
Omar Zauiter, a social activist” has launched the initiative for two days in two different schools. The initiative kicked off its activities with children education games that aim to cultivate the values of tolerance and nonviolence. Accordingly, creative and joyful activities were implemented, including a poetry reading about Nonviolence and it’s based, a dancing part with different cartoon characters, a folklore singing that carries the values of peace and love for Palestine. Lastly, the kids got to paint a mural about nonviolence symbols and meanings. All activities aimed to promote a spirit of love, tolerance, cooperation and sharing among the little children.