WIZO Impact

WIZO Impact

Stories of WIZO’s positive impact on Israeli society 

 

Through WIZO’s extensive network of projects and programs in Israel and with the support and devotion of our member Federations throughout the world, WIZO embraces, educates and empowers the citizens of Israel. WIZO turns obstacles into opportunity.

Reading in Pajamas
  • Reading in Pajamas
Hugs for Rosa
  • Hugs for Rosa
Shalom/Salaam, Omar & Shoshi
  • Shalom/Salaam, Omar & Shoshi
Lili Thrives at Neve Nof
  • Lili Thrives at Neve Nof
Not Just Mom Who Bears the Scars
  • Not Just Mom Who Bears the Scars
Sound Advice from Lieutenant Yonatan
  • Sound Advice from Lieutenant Yonatan
Tom Takes Control
  • Tom Takes Control
Shelly & Yaron Work it Out the WIZO Way
  • Shelly & Yaron Work it Out the WIZO Way
Shani’s Savta Annie
  • Shani’s Savta Annie
Daddy’s Ray of Sunshine
  • Daddy's Ray of Sunshine
Bringing out the Best in Boaz
  • Bringing out the Best in Boaz
The Family in WIZO’s Embrace
  • The Family in WIZO’s Embrace
Fostering with Love
  • Fostering with Love
SARAH FINDS HER PLACE
  • Sarah Finds Her Place
A New Lease on Life
  • A New Lease on Life
Believing in Benny
  • Believing in Benny
Elissa & Her Sister Amy
  • Elissa & Her Sister Amy
Motivating Matan
  • Motivating Matan
Dalia Loves to Dance
  • Dalia Loves to Dance
Saving Baby Noa
  • Saving Baby Noa
A Bed of His Own
  • A Bed of His Own
Daniel & His Dog
  • Daniel & His Dog
Bringing the "Joy" Back to Rina
  • Bringing the "Joy" Back to Rina
Nechama's Comfort
  • Nechama's Comfort
Charlie Finds His Smile
  • Charlie Finds His Smile
Miri Learns to be a Mom
  • Miri Learns to be a Mom
Making the Right Choices
  • Making the Right Choices
Believing in Hani
  • Believing in Hani
Ari Advances at Achuzat Yeladim
  • Ari Advances at Ahuzat Yeladim
Saving Shiran
  • Saving Shiran
Na'ale Program - Avishai Smadja

More than 16,000 students from over 65 countries have studied in Israel through the Na'ale program so far, hundreds of them at WIZO youth villages like CHW Hadassim and WIZO Nahalal

  • Avishai
Yerach

"I'd recommend life in WIZO Nahalal to anyone whose home situation is not so good, whose family situation is hard and he's looking for a way out. At WIZO Nahalal you're given a framework with values."

  • Yerach
Michelle

"WIZO is home, It's a safe place, It's family, It's the people who nurtured you and raised you ..."

  • Michelle
Maritu

“Never did I imagine that I’d actually be singing and performing or that I’d serve on the Students Council to give back to my friends and the youth village. I never thought I had that in me.” 

  • Maritu
Adi

“I had no one and nowhere to go. I put my girls in WIZO Day Care-- the only place I could trust. They offered me food, clothing, anything I needed. They taught me to be a parent. I’m not the only story here. There are so many parents here that have their children cared for by WIZO."

  • Adi
Oshra

"WIZO is a huge part of my life. It gave me the opportunity to change peoples lives. I learned that I could achieve my dream."

  • Oshra
Vadim

“I hated leaving my family, they had nothing. I understand now that to help them, I need to succeed. That is what I’m going to do.” 

  • Vadim
Ranit

"I came to the WIZO shelter afraid for my life. But now, I feel like I was born anew. WIZO protected me and my daughters and I left stronger than ever"

  • Ranit
Mell

“I was abused by my father and ignored by my mother, but l found a family and a future with WIZO.”

  • Mell
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