Temech

Temech
Program Name: 
Employer Based Training Program
Grant Year: 
2014
Grant Type: 
Israel
Grant Amount: 
$200,000
Interest Area: 
Economic Development
Grant Purpose: 

The Employer Based Training program will provide job training and placement services to 750 unemployed and underemployed ultra-Orthodox women from across Israel over three years.

Description: 

Founded in 2005, Temech has dedicated itself to offering the financial, socio-economic, and professional tools needed to broaden professional opportunities available to women in Israel's religious community, build women's leadership, and create a more economically stable community, thus reducing poverty. Temech works closely with employers, policy makers, and key institutions to foster the expertise required for women to succeed in today's workplace. Programs include: subsidized professional training, computer skills courses, job club and workplace readiness courses, mentor programs, job fairs, employer outreach events and a professional working hub.

Grant Quote: 

"We are thrilled that the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles awarded us a generous grant for our Employer Based Training (EBT) Program, which will be used to provide job training and placement services for 200 unemployed and underemployed ultra-Orthodox women across Israel.”  - Shaindy Babad, Executive Director, Temech