Ethiopian Community

Negba – Network of Houses of Hope in Israel for Children At-Risk

About Negba: Giving Israel’s Children At-Risk a Fair Chance Approximately 14% of all Israeli children have been identified by Israel’s welfare authorities as children at-risk.  They live below the poverty line, in environments rampant with unemployment, drugs, violence and prostitution. Victims of neglect or abuse, these children tend to fail […]


ESRA is an independent non-profit organisation run by volunteers. A group of English Speaking residents of Herzliya and Kfar Shmaryahu formed ESRA in 1979, primarily to fulfill a social need and assist their integration into Israeli society. The new ‘English Speaking Resident’s Association’, known as ESRA, soon expanded to include […]

The Lahav Association

The Lahav non-profit organization was established in 1998. Since then, it has operated social cinematic projects for disadvantaged populations in which thousands of people throughout the country have taken part. At the heart of each project, throbs a creative and therapeutic process which enables the participants to express themselves by […]


Be-Atzmi (in Hebrew: On My Own), an NGO that was founded in 1995. Be-Atzmi’s vision is to bring about a change in the employment scene in Israel by integrating and advancing underprivileged populations into the workforce. Be-Atzmi develops and operates innovative and effective programs, which help underprivileged men and women […]

ELEM – Youth in Distress

ELEM was founded in 1981 by a group of volunteers from Israel and the United States in order to help youth-at–risk become productive citizens, contributing to the society and the nation. Over the years ELEM expanded its programs for youth at risk, advancing the following activities: • Developing as a […]

Beit Moriah Beer Sheva

Strengthening the Community of Be’er Sheva from Within     Over twenty years ago, Beit Moriah set out on a singular challenge: to develop a cadre of local leadership that would spearhead an inherent transformation in education, social welfare and the promotion of Jewish values in Be’er Sheva. The premise was […]


Founded in 1987, ACHY (The Unity of Israeli Society) set out with it’s mission: to provide educational opportunities for under-privileged groups and individuals in Israel.  Groups we serve include young females of the Ethiopian community (project “A Second Chance”), near high-school dropouts (project “Achy Tihonim”), and young children referred by the welfare services (project “Makom Balev […]