Project of the Month

These programs allow talented underprivileged teenagers to fulfill their potential by providing them with a challenging program of enrichment and leadership training at the Ruppin Institute of Marine Science. Talented 7th graders from all backgrounds of Israeli society in the lower socio-economic levels are chosen - programs run for 2 years.

Right Track Centers for Youth

Description of the Project : 
Right Track Centers are part of ESRA's 'GIVE A CHILD A FUTURE' group of projects and provide a 'home away from home' for teenagers at risk. 
4 centers provide afternoon social activities and help with homework, for children aged 13 - 17. ESRA is currenttly working in 3 of the centers
ESRA pays for 8 teachers who give supplementary lessons.

How the Project Works : 
The centers operate from Sunday to Thursday 17:00 - 20:00 throughout the year, staffed by professional teachers and youth workers, and aided by ESRA volunteers.

ESRA's funding of professional teachers in Hebrew, English, Mathematics, Bible & History Tuition provides tuition to ensure that each youngster will attain the best test results possible, right through to matriculation level.

In addition, the children receive counseling and courses such as preparation for the army, navigation, drama and computer activities. There are also films and lectures on a variety of topics.
About the Participants : 
Over 240 participants in total attend these centers from the Netanya neighborhoods of Kiryat Nordau, Neot Shaked, Neot Herzl & Neot Ganim (including Hefzibah)
ESRA participates in tutoring of over 80 of these children.
The Partners : 
The Municipality of Netanya - The Department of Youth Advancement
The Hefzibah Community Center
Additional Information : 
ESRA also helps financially with outings, trips and snacks for the youngsters from time to time.
Donations of TV’s, sports equipment, computers and monitors are welcome.
The Costs : 
8 professional teachers, on a daily basis throughout the year: NIS 150,000
Summer trip for the participants: NIS 3,000
Snacks:  NIS 2,000

Please follow the link to donate to this project - Thank you.