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Kaima Nahalal

Kaima Nahalal seeks to re-engage and empower youth, identified by the Ministry of Welfare as having dropped out of school, through a multi-faceted program of hands-on organic farming, business learning, and community activities. It will operate according to an employment-as-education model developed and tested by Kaima Beit Zayit. The Kaima system works by synthesizing education, vocational training, and environmental concerns into one cohesive, strength-based model.

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Arnon Stein about the Perah Zahav program in Mitzpe Ramon

Negev Rising- Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

A few days ago we had the most moving gathering of our volunteer students towards the end of the year. Not all the volunteers were able to come, but the majority made the effort and enjoyed an uplifting experience.

The volunteers shared with each other their touching stories and struggles from their experience in the “Perach Zahav Matanel” project and drew strength and ideas from each other.
It is apparent how meaningful the project is for the elderly and not less, for the students.
Some relayed that they are the only ones to walk into their elderly’s house! Besides for their visit during the week, the senior is all alone and eagerly awaits the students visit- almost the only time he’ll turn on the light in the house.

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The Saying of Matanel

It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.

Mother Teresa