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Sara Hanoun

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1924
  • Age: 92
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Born in Tulkarem in 1924; completed her secondary education in Tulkarem; founded together with other women the Women’s Coalition Club in Tulkarem in 1948; among the founders of Al-Jihad Hospital (which later became known as Al-Jihad Public Hospital) in 1948 and volunteered there for seven years; contributed in transforming the Women’s Coalition Club into the Red Crescent Society after 1955 (and was elected its Pres. in 1960); contributed in the organizing of a number of centers related to women, literacy and other social services in the 1950s; founded a childbirth hospital under the auspices of the Red Crescent Society in 1964; helped organize a fund for university students after 1967; established a home for orphans and homeless children in 1981, and a kindergarten for working women; founded another childbirth hospital in 1987; died in 1998.


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