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Tzedek's Pesach Stories of Freedom

As we retell our own story to freedom at Pesach, Tzedek is inviting you to represent journeys out of extreme poverty, to freedom, with our Seder table token. By buying a Seder table token you are donating to Tzedek and giving a voice to members of our global community.

Each of our items represent an area of work we focus to ensure the greatest amount of impact and empowerment: education, skills training and micro-credit. 
To find out more about our Stories of Freedom this Pesach please click here.

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News and blogs

Rabbi Michael In Ghana Part II: Visiting The Projects

In meeting with the volunteers at their places of work, I went to primary schools which were largely in disrepair and needing urgent assistance. Most of the schools I visited simply would not be permitted…
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Rabbi Michael In Ghana: Why Do I Care?

By: Rabbi Michael Rosenfeld-Schueler, Oxford Universities’ Jewish Chaplain “A man in a boat began to bore a hole under his seat. His fellow passengers protested. ‘What concern is it of yours?’ he responded, ‘I am…
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Obaa’s Blog: Interning with Tzedek

Seeing Tzedek’s advertisement for an International Development Intern, I considered it a great opportunity to have useful hands-on experience to complement my studies and interest in International Development. I found Tzedek an ideal place to…
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Tzedek’s Alumni Evening

To celebrate 25 years of Tzedek, we were delighted to host our first ever Alumni Evening last week. Every year since 1995, Tzedek volunteers have worked with NGOs, schools and clinics in Zimbabwe, India, Kenya…
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From the field: School for Life

E. Mohemmed Awal - District coordinator for Savelugu. Mohemmed is in charge of the day to day activities in the School for life office in Savelugu a district in the Northern Region of Ghana "I…
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Ghana, it has been a pleasure

Written by Ingryd London, Go Global 2015 participant. Originally posted as a Facebook status - 20.08.2015.   This time seven weeks ago I sat in a little hostel in the middle of Accra crying my…
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Women Home-Based Caregivers

Much of my time in Tamale has been spent administering a questionnaire to groups of women home-based caregivers from two nearby communities. These women, mainly without formal education, live in typically large households in which…
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The most important thing this year

Henry Kissinger said, in response to a question about building a powerful and influential career for oneself, ‘Do the most important thing you can think of this year, and your career will build itself’. As…
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