IRAQ - URUK

ALIPH is committed to concrete and sustainable initiatives to protect the richness and diversity of the world’s cultural heritage

Preserving the written heritage of Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Palestine

The combined collections of the Jerusalem-based Khalidi, Al-Budeiri and Nashashibi Libraries as well as the Al-Ma'mal Art Foundation hold some of the oldest and largest private collections in Jerusalem, with rare manuscripts from the 12th century onward. The Khalidi Library is coordinating the common effort of these institutions to protect and preserve their threatened heritage.

Name Preserving the written heritage of Jerusalem

Location Jerusalem, Palestine

Amount 344 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator Khalidi Library

Type of grant Call for projects

(c) Khalidi Library
(c) Khalidi Library

Saving 16th Century Churches in the Sondondo Valley

Sondondo Valley, Peru

Located in Peru's Sondondo Valley are twelve 16th-century churches, which were damaged during the civil war in the 1980s-90s. The project will complete a general diagnosis and then perform emergency interventions to consolidate the roofs of five of the churches.

Name Saving 16th Century Churches in the Sondondo Valley

Location Sondondo Valley, Peru

Amount 266 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria

Type of grant Call for projects

Multi-Religious Heritage, Salvage and Education

Somalia

The sacred site of Aw-Barkhadle in Somalia embodies local diversity, including Christian, Islamic and potentially Jewish religions, as well as indigenous beliefs. The local organization Horn Heritage aims to build communal cohesion and peace by protecting this endangered multi-religious heritage.

Name Multi-Religious Heritage, Salvage and Education

Location Somalia

Amount 130 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator Horn Heritage

Type of grant Call for projects