With the goal of expanding our impact on neighborhoods and to extend the reach of our professional tradesmen, in 2018 we launched our “SWAT-Team” program in Jerusalem’s Ir Ganim neighborhood and Ramla. Residents of challenged neighborhoods come together with the goal of expanding our impact on neighborhoods and to extend the reach of our professional tradesmen. The concept of the project is to train neighborhood residents in basic home repairs in exchange for commitments to “give back” to the community, volunteering their time to carry out needed projects in the neighborhood, either for needy residents or in public spaces. The program has been a great success.
Our participants got professional training in the fields of: