WIZO South Africa undertakes a special project within the JNF every few years. In the past we have, for example, assisted in collecting funds to build a water reservoir, a playground in the JNF forest which is suitable for the handicapped, and the Golda Recreation Park. At present, we are funding the building of the Look Out Tower in the Ochberg Memorial site at the Ramat Menashe park.
Neve Amiel is a youth Aliyah village comprising mainly of Ethiopian and Russian youths as well as Israeli teenagers with social problems and often criminal backgrounds. Here they are guided to become productive citizens of society by dedicated instructors and psychologists. This is a live-in facility.
Beit Halochem Centers in Israel provides a place where wounded soldiers and victims of terror can participate in sports and related activities suited to their individual disabilities. Each center ranges in size from 5,500 square meters to 10,000 square meters. Sports programs make a major contribution to successful rehabilitation by maintaining the members' physical fitness and preventing deterioration of their health.
WIZO Ichpat is a diagnostic treatment and rehabilitation centre where delinquent youth from dysfunctional homes are referred. The youth are taught basic vocational skills in many fields. A team of professionals attend to the psychological and emotional needs prevalent amongst these teenagers.
Neve WIZO provides a warm home and substitute family for children who have been removed from their family homes by court order. There are four homes each with house-parents who provide the children with a healthy life, rehabilitative care and as normal a life as possible.
WIZO day-care centres provide care for hundreds of children with working mothers, new immigrants and children from problematic families. In the most important formative years of their development and personality, the children receive education, enrichment and care.