Project TEN

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Project TEN

  1. 1. Project TEN Global Tikkun Olam A Jewish Agency Initiative 2013 Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http://tenprogram.org
  2. 2. Project TEN • “Ten” means “give” in Hebrew • Brings together young Jews from Israel and around the world • 3 months in developing country • Volunteer for both Jewish and non- Jewish organizations • Focus on sustainable development • Jewish learning • Volunteering as an expression of Jewish values Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  3. 3. Locations chosen on the basis of: • Need • The Jewish Agency’s ability to provide infrastructure • The Jewish Agency’s ability to provide security • Presence of other NGOs on the ground with whom to form meaningful volunteer service Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  4. 4. Project TEN Centers Established in Pilot Year (2012) •Gondar, Ethiopia •Hyderabad, India •Kiryat Shmona, Israel Planned Centers (2013) •Oaxaca, Mexico Goal: 12 Centers Worldwide (of which 3 are in Israel) Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  5. 5. Programs/Partners in Gondar • The Jewish Agency’s Gondar Complex for future olim to Israel • Yenege Tesfa (Hope for Tomorrow) Home for orphans and street children • Municipal workers, other NGO’s involved with “plastic city” • Creation of “urban fields” – sustainable income for single-mother families • Gondar University Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  6. 6. Programs/Partners in Hyderabad Partner: B’Tzedek veteran local NGO Projects: •LSN Rainbow Girls Home for homeless children •MV Foundation for children’s rights, Bridge Camp •Aide et Action Centre in one of Hyderabad’s 1,000 slums •Kinera Society home for the elderly •Save a Child’s Heart Initiative (SACHI) Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  7. 7. Programs/Partners in Kiryat Shmona Partners: Israel Pathways, Masa/Tlalim Yuvalim Pluralist Center for Judaism Projects Include: •Youth Futures (The Jewish Agency) •Ayalim Student Village •Tel-Hai College Hillel •Kiryat Shmona Animal Shelter Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  8. 8. Programs/Partners in Oaxaca Partner: Cadena, Committee for Natural Disasters & Emergencies Projects: •Increase communal resiliency against disasters •“Kitchen Class” •Promote ecosystem regeneration •Develop local leadership Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  9. 9. Jewish Service Learning • Curriculum developed by The Jewish Agency’s Makom • Connects volunteering to Jewish values and texts Explores three themes: • Social justice and social responsibility • Rabbie Abraham Joshua Heschel’s conception of Shabbat - experiential Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  10. 10. Project TEN costs to participants: • Most of the funding comes from TEN Gold Shareholders • Fees of only $10 per day average (low compared to other volunteer programs) • Center in Kiryat Shmona eligible for Masa grants Please like us on Facebook Visit us at http:// www.tenprogram.org
  11. 11. . Find us on Facebook (Project TEN – Global Tikkun Olam)

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