ICCI (International Christian Committee in Israel)

ICCI works with young girls like these to improve their life chances
Where are they?: 

Acre, Israel

What do they do?: 

Work with a local NGO to provide youth services for young women in Acre.

Who benefits?: 

Around 100 young women with family problems at risk of dropping out of the educational system.

Activities: 

1. Girls meet with a youth worker who helps them improve their self-confidence and make them aware of their potential and life opportunities.

2. Arrange sessions with girls' mothers: home visits by a social worker and group sessions with experts on issues related to adolescent girls, early marriage, educational issues, and ways to keep them off the street. 

3. Contact with the school to identify girls at risk of dropping out.