A long term project supported by the Afula-Gilboa-SNEC partnership - is an Afula-based residential community providing nurturing care and employment for over 100 special needs residents aged 7-62. The Corona period has been a tremendous challenge, but fortunately no-one has been seriously ill and the great news is that next week everyone will receive their third booster shot!!
Despite a cut back in assemblies and large group activities the creative staff working in small groups have taken day trips to nearby farms and swimming pools enabling the hot summer to add smiles and joy to everyday village life.
The 12 arts and crafts workshops have amongst other projects been busy building the wooden furniture for ALL the workshops - tables, shelving, storage cupboards - upgrading working conditions for adults over 21 employed in the home.
Despite recent unrest between Arab and Jewish communities Beit Uri continues to lead the path of co-existence with over a quarter of its dedicated staff from the nearby Israeli Arab towns and villages. Care and dedication definitely helps builds bridges. The support from SNEC allows the wonderful work of this very special village. For more information, visit their site https://www.bet-uri.org.il