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Women’s Empowerment and Relief Services for the Destitute Project Visit
Suppose that you are a Ghanaian woman living in a small community and that you have a skill such as the ability to turn shea nuts into shea butter. Suppose you also know that if you could produce more butter there is a ready market for it. What is holding you back? Two major obstacles…
Empowerment for Life project launches in Tolon District, Northern Ghana
Press Release Tzedek and Empowerment for Life: transforming the Tolon District in Northern Ghana. Tzedek, the UK Jewish community’s International Development charity, has been working in Ghana for over 10 years, with many volunteers from the UK Jewish community visiting and getting to know the region through our volunteering programmes. We are delighted to announce…
Tailoring programme underway in India’s Tirupur District
The Integrated People’s Service Society (IPSS), partnered with Tzedek, have successfully completed the first portion of a development programme providing tailoring training to local women, in India’s Tirupur District. The project was designed to assist 90 women, aged 16-22, from economically deprived areas to find long-term, sustainable employment through developing the necessary tailoring skills. This…
Beneficiaries in Tamil Nadu establish Bamboo Basket businesses Following HNC Programme
A project to develop the bamboo weaving skills of 30 women in the Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu, Southern India has concluded with resounding success. In partnership with Tzedek, the Hospitality for the Needy Community Trust (HNC Trust), provided skill development training for the women, aged between 22-40 years old, over a 7 day period…
Twinning Network Teachers Take Part in Phonics Workshop
A packed workshop with 31 teachers from our Twinning Schools in Ghana received refresher training in teaching English through the use of phonics. The session was facilitated by the wonderful Barbara Nantogmah and two of her staff; Alhassan and Nana Ama from Naa Luro International Academy. "If you want to start teaching English start with…
Annual Property Lunch at the House of Lords raises £57,000!
We are delighted to announce that our annual Property Lunch this year has raised £57,000. Hosted by Lord David Evans of Watford, we were delighted to be joined by over a hundred supporters from across the Property industry. George Rosenfeld, a graduate of our Ben Azzai programme spoke about what Tzedek's values, both Jewish and…
Tzedek’s Chair wins JVN Award
Tzedek's Chair, Jonathan Middleburgh, won the JVN Charity Bank Award for Outstanding Charity Leadership at the JVN Heartbeat of the Community Awards 2018 at an awards ceremony in central London. We are delighted to have Jonathan as our chair and that his phenomenal skill, passion, vision and commitment has been recognised and rewarded in this…