Achieving great things together
We are a team of committed people, teachers, therapists, skilled workers, trainers and volunteers.
Palestinians, Israelis, and staff from abroad work and share a piece of life with the people who come to us.
Chief managing director
Already active in the West Bank since 1987, Burghard Schunkert is today the head of Lifegate in Beit Jala.
In Beit Jala
The work of Lifegate is designed and managed by 10 team leaders with their respective teams.
In a weekly meeting of team leaders, the activities are reported, joint events are coordinated and agreements are made.
In monthly team meetings, the team leaders pass on the latest news to their teams, talk about problems in training and ongoing work and inform the teams about current developments.
In regular multidisciplinary team meetings, all persons from the departments working with children and adolescents meet in order to inform, coordinate and formulate results and new goals. Often the parents are also involved.
Some of our employees
Ute and Burghard Schunkert
Burghard: Head of Lifegate
Passion, enthusiasm and trust.
Lived Christian faith, creativity and above all love for people are our strong connection, which carries us even in difficult times and gives us hope for every single person.