Asala - The Palestinian Businesswomen's Association
has been active providing loans to women since 1997 when it was first established under the name of the Center for Women's Economic Projects (CWEP).
In January 2001 it was registered with the Palestinian Ministry of Interior as Non-Profit NGO under the name: Palestinian Businesswomen's Association (ASALA).
The Palestinian Businesswomen's Association (Asala) took part in the Regional Rural Women's Bazaar in Jordan. The bazaar, which was held under the Patronage of HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal, was organized by Oxfam Québec
Fida Al Bargouthi, gender activist and media specialist, praised the role of the Palestinian women in the building of the community and their contribution to the Palestinian revolution and to social and political decision