A hub for at risk teens.
Over 200,000 young adults between ages 18-25 are at risk in Israel. They have no family support/ occupational future.
4 years later, I managed to make my dream come true. Youths labeled as “at risk” can choose another way.
To dream, to learn, to narrow the gaps and succeed, to give back to society and not be a burden. To believe they can and to work towards their goals.
I recruited around 50 good people I did not previously know. I built a social business for training, employment, and entrepreneurship for youths who are at risk in the fields of design and technology. We renovated a building in a joint effort and raised money for the purchasing of equipment and computers for the classroom.
In a joint effort with the Haifa Municipal Occupation Center and the Wizo Academic Center, I built a program for training in branding and website construction with a strong emphasis on life skills, and personal and group coaching.
In collaboration with the Haifa Municipal Occupation Center, I recruited 13 “at risk” youths through welfare services, charities, and other organizations throughout the city.
100% finished training
76.92%- 10 out 13 finished the program
7 out of 13 started studying at higher education institutions
The Entrepreneur | Orit Cohen
IT'S A STORY ABOUT
Active philanthropy is one of the pillars of a healthy and prosperous civilian corporation that gives an economic driving force for growth and active citizenship.
A culture of social involvement and giving back to the community promotes development and implementation of solutions for problems in different sectors of Israeli society.
Supporting a social business makes a small business grow and enlarges job opportunities, in addition to giving the less fortunate the means and skills to support themselves.