Venetia Kalinko – President of WIZO Rachel in NSW had a wonderful visit to our WIZO Australia Day Care Centre in Rishon Le Zion, Shikun Mizrach and WIZO Ahuzat Yeladim
Venetia was blown away by the warmth in the school, the care that is given and the dedication of the teachers as well as the wonderful improvements that have been made by the generous donations received from the members of WIZO Australia.
First opened in 1971, this Day Care Centre is located in an old, established neighborhood of Rishon Le Zion. There are 3 classes with approximately 80 children, a quarter of whom is welfare referred.
This is because families in the area are not well off and in some there is drug use and criminal activity. Activities include indoor and outdoor play, story time, music hours, gymnastics and arts and crafts.
Venetia also went to visit WIZO Ahuzat Yeladim where she present Yossi Saragossi with the wonderful quilts made by our wonderful support from Perth who has been making these amazing works of art for the children for many years.