eSims for Gaza

Last updated on: Dec 9, 2023

We need more eSims before a possible full blackout Thursday!

See ‘How do I donate an eSim?’ for more info

NOTICE: Please only send eSims to There are other sites that ask for you to upload eSim directly somewhere, don’t do it!

Are you in Gaza and received an eSim?

Click the link here: كيفية تفعيل eSIM

What is this site/effort about?

Purchasing eSims allows people within Gaza to connect to the outside to communicate with their families and also to show what’s happening within Gaza. Read here for details on the efforts

How do I donate an eSim?

Go to any of these:

Holafly – Israel (highly needed!!)

Simly – Middle East (in app)

Nomad – Israel / MENA

Need a walkthrough on how to purchase an eSim? Click here!

Once purchased:

  1. DO NOT activate
  2. Find the QR code
  3. Screenshot it
  4. Send the screenshot to
    • Please make sure the QR code is readable.
    • It must be a QR code, not a receipt or anything else

Are you in Gaza and need an eSim?

Contact or mention @Mirna_elhelbawi or @SpeakUp_00 on Twitter (X)

Do you have a non-activated eSim and want to donate?

Please send a clear screen shot of the QR code to:

Why isn’t my donated eSim Activated yet?

Please see this instagram post by Mirna on a few reasons why this may be:

Where can I find more info?

You can follow the two main leaders of the efforts at



How do I know this isn’t a scam?

NOTICE: Please only send eSims to There are other sites that ask for you to upload eSim directly, don’t do it! is the only official way to send eSims to the initiative! Thank you 😊

This effort is ran by Mirna El Helbawi who has confirmed that people are receiving and in need of eSims. They have been distributed to Journalists and many others in need. There have been over 1k eSims sent.

A news article has written about what she’s doing.

  1. The Markup
  2. AhramOnline

Other groups have voiced their support, such as SpeakUp

Below are tweets confirming

1st & 2nd eSim working