Salam (Peace) Park, was established on 4 dunums of land that were obtained by the Beit Jala Municipality. There are several recreational areas in the Garden, including a children’s playground, a bird sanctuary, and a park. It accommodates hundreds of visitors who come regularly from many regions of the West Bank. The Garden welcomes organized groups, families, and individuals and has become a preferred location for school trips, scout camps, and family gatherings. Its unique landscape is home to dozens of species of birds that favor the rich location of Al-Sahel Valley. BDF Intervention A generous donation of a $50,000 was made by the Late Mr. Said T. Khoury RIP, for the rehabilitation of the playground. A concept design that was submitted to Beit Jala Municipality included replacing the children’s playground equipment and amusements, adding benches, plants, pergolas, lighting features and many other improvements.
Beit Jala Municipality hired a local engineering company for the detailed design and supervision. The contract was awarded to Brothers Engineering for Contracting Co. Works expected to be completed in February 2017.

Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management (SWM) was a challenging issue facing Bethlehem Governorate. It contributed to many pollution problems in spite of  gradual improvement. There are some serious shortfalls in SWM in which are potentially causing a significant impact on the...

Manger Square Beautification

The late Mr. Said Khoury, Co-founder of CCC and founder of BDF has pledged to rehabilitate and beautify Manger Square. Objectives and Rationale Manger Square is the iconic center of Bethlehem, and the hub of various religious activities and festivals celebrating the...

Muallem Said Khoury Sports Complex

On May 2016, Bethlehem Development Foundation, Beit Sahour Municipality, and the Arab Orthodox Society celebrated the opening of Muallem Said Khoury Sports Complex in Beit Sahour. The project was funded by the Khoury family in memory of the late Muallem Said Khoury....

Al Doha 5X5 Mini Soccer Field

The playground in Doha was completed in cooperation with Al-Doha Municipality and executed by Al-Mada’en Contracting Company. The event attendees included Chairman of Board of Directors of BDF Mr. Ziad Al-Bandak, Managing Director/CEO Mr. Mazen Karam, Mayor of Al-Doha...

Beit Sahour 7X7 Mini Soccer Field

Rehabilitation works lasted for three months and were carried out by General Company for Trading and Contracting. The rehabilitation works included building a retaining wall around the playground and providing full lighting system for use at night. About Us About...

Community Sport and Children’s Playground Beit Jala

Salam (Peace) Park, was established on 4 dunums of land that were obtained by the Beit Jala Municipality. There are several recreational areas in the Garden, including a children’s playground, a bird sanctuary, and a park. It accommodates hundreds of visitors who come...