YEDID: The Association for Community Empowerment

Through a national network of Citizen Rights Centers, YEDID empowers low-income Israelis of all ethnic and religious backgrounds to access their rights, break the cycle of poverty, and achieve self-sufficiency. YEDID ("friend" in Hebrew) was founded in 1997 with the mission to promote social and economic justice in Israel. To date, YEDID has given direct assistance to over 290,000 Israelis of all ethnic and religious backgrounds. In addition, we have run hundreds of community empowerment programmes, and have lobbied successfully for public policy change on social issues such as housing, labour, healthcare, and social security. Our approach to creating social change operates on ...
Bring Health Care to 4000 Needy People in Israel
 
This mobile clinic provides preventive health care and education to low-income and disadvantaged people in Israel by running "Health Days" in diverse locations across the country. Through free routine health exams, hundreds of marginalized individuals have been diagnosed and referred for continued care, thereby preventing potential health crises. The center also provides educational materials and assistance to help people navigate the country's health system and access their rights and benefits. project reportread updates from the field
Vocational Training Course for Ethiopian Israelis
 
The Megemeria School for Jewelry Making provides a holistic response to the complex set of obstacles preventing Ethiopian immigrants from integrating into Israeli society and its workforce. Students acquire a rewarding profession and are offered employment upon graduation. In addition to learning the art and business of jewelry making, students study Hebrew, Israeli culture, history and geogrpahy, and budget management. These tools enable students to become self-sufficient, engaged citizens. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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