About Palestine EFE (PEFE)

One of the earliest affiliates of the EFE Network, Palestine EFE's (PEFE) first graduates completed their training in Gaza on the same year it was founded – 2006.

Today, Palestine EFE operates in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem, where it provides demand-driven training to youth with limited opportunity, and offers startup support to aspiring entrepreneurs.  It is the first EFE Affiliate to pioneer training in online freelancing for youth from communities where physical barriers limit their ability to find employment.


  • Over 9,600 Palestinian youth linked to employment and the wider world of work.
  • 63% of Palestine EFE graduates are young women.
  • 973 employers have hired Palestine EFE alumni.

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