Welcome on MEDiakitab blog. This program aims at sharing information and ressources dedicated to reading and writing practices, from story telling to digital form, in the Euro-Mediterranean space.

MEDiakitab association, located in Marseille, is in charge of administrating the blog. Contents are a reflection of the activities, analysis and knowledge developped by the network members.


Alrowwad in West bank

Arts and Culture for Peace


“We don’t have the luxury of despair, but the steadfastness of hope that we can make a change for our children and the generations to come”

Alrowwad is an independent cultural and artistic center for the children of Aida camp in Cisjordan and Palestine. Founded in 1998, this association uses beauty to resist non-violently the [...]



ReemAbuJaber © Reem Abu Jaber

Graduated in library and archive sciences, Reem Abu Jaber has been working for more than 15 years in consultancy, strategic fundraising and cultural management projects in the field of reading and non formal education. She successfully accomplished institutional building and conflict management in less privileged areas. She also led [...]

Nawa Association in Gaza strip

The power of culture confronting a culture of power


Nawabook © NAWA

Located in Deir El Balah City, a central point in Gaza Strip, Nawa Association was founded in 2014 by a group of young, passionate and educated Palestinians to help empower their local communities through culture and arts programs. The general objective is to create a nurturing cultural hub for Palestinian families. [...]

Samar al-Qutob

Samar al-Qutob is Palestinian / Jordanian passport, born in 1954 in Nablus- Palestine

Education :

1986  Post Graduate Diploma in translation, English – Arabic, Arabic- English , the   Polytechnic Of  Central London – now became one of the schools of the University Of Westminster, UK

Current position : Coordinator of the children librarie’s network in [...]

Tamer Institute for Community Education


The Tamer Institute for Community Education is an educational non-governmental non-profit organization established in 1989 as a natural and necessary response to the urgent needs of the Palestinian community. The most important of these is the need to acquire means to help people learn and become productive. Focusing principally on the right to education, [...]

Qattan Centre for the child – Fondation Qattan, Gaza

Most of Gaza’s children face extremely arduous and difficult circumstances that severely affect their daily lives, and often prevent them from pursuing any meaningful process of individual self-development.

On a piece of land generously contributed by the city’s municipality, the Foundation Qattan thus began building the Qattan Centre for the Child in Gaza City, an [...]