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Big Brother

During afterschool hours, students mentor a group of schoolchildren recommended by the Welfare Department, in return for a scholarship. Rishon Lezion 

Rationale

Children from disadvantaged families need strengthening, empowerment and especially role models. The children are able to receive this necessary support through student mentoring in a group.

Objectives 

Children:  Personal and social development.  
Students: Financial support to ensure graduation and instill the spirit of volunteering

Success factors: 

80% of the children feel better in social encounters at school and in the afternoon. 
75% of the children feel they learn new things through the activity. 
80% of the students are satisfied with the activity. 
75% of the students feel they are helping the children to develop their social skills.

Duration

Once a week during the School year

Target Audience

Local students and children aged 9-13.

Results

High satisfaction with the activity
92% of the children feel that they are learning new things and are happy with being in the group.
96% of the students feel that the joint activity strengthens the children both personally and socially.
94% of the students are satisfied with the activity. 

Location

Rishon Lezion

 

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