The amuta – facts and figures

 

Founded: 1997

Official

Registered Non profit organization

58-03244-08R

Recognized for tax deductible donations 46a

Administration

Tamar Heksher - CEO 

Noa Mandelbaum – Educational program director

Asaf Tebol - Principal

 

Staff

About 60 staff members including teachers, counsellors, Social workers, Para medical therapists, ocupational directors, and technical and support staff.

The staff is joined by National Service volunteers.

 

Frameworks:

1. School

2. Occuptational

3. Community living

4. Kindergarten ~30 children

5. Community apartments – 24 residents age 16-30

6. Stables – 8 horses, therapeutic riding and occupation

7. Ancient crafts – Winepress, threshing floor, baking oven, clay pools, kiln, olive press and agriculture

8. Animal Center – rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, parrots, chinchillas, reptiles

9. Dairy – manufacture of cheese and milk from our goat pen for our use

10. Goat pen – 25 goats

11. Workshops – carpentry, paper recycling, basket weaving, ceramics

12. kitchen

13. enrichment – sport, music, drama and photography

 

Funding assistance

Ministry of education 4,000,000 NIS

Ministry of Welfare 2,500,000 NIS

Municipalities – External studies fees 350,000 per year

Total -5,850,000

 



Funds:

National insurance institute (according to criteria)

30% 100,000 NIS

Projects of development and equipping 75,000 NIS

Miscellaneous donations 500,000 NIS

 

Plans for development

1. Music Center

2. Environmental development

3. Hydrotherapy + transportation

4. Staff workshops

5. Offices

6. Building a permanent campus