Newsletter 14 - March 2018

April 2018, KHA Newsletter- Vol. 14         הרשמה לרשימת התפוצה בעברית
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Dear Friends, Alumni and Supporters, 
 
The staff, board members, students and volunteers at Keren Hanan Aynor would like to take this opportunity to wish you a Happy Passover - may this Springtime be filled with  good health, joy, renewal, fulfillment, learning and growth.
 

Did you know that?
This year...
 
67% of our scholarship recipients are women?
93% of our scholarship recipients are Ethiopian born
33% of our scholarship recipients are in the education/teaching certificate/ social work fields
12% of our scholarship recipients studied the sciences, technology/environment/math
16% of our scholarship recipients are studying medicine/nursing/health sciences and policy
39% of
our scholarship recipients are studying social sciences/humanities and arts, business communications and public policy
96% of our scholarship recipients are currently employed

Our dropout rates are significantly lower than the national dropout rates among students in institutions of academic study throughout the country
 

  
Celebrating a birthday, anniversary, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, graduation or other special occasion?  Consider giving the gift of education in honour of a relative or dear friend to a talented and highly motivated Ethiopian Israeli student.  
For just $84/month for twelve months, you can donate a scholarship to help support one student reach their dreams of achieving an academic degree! Contact  Amy at office@kerenaynor.org.il for more details or click now on the link below.
 
April 2018, KHA Newsletter- Vol. 14 הרשמה לרשימת התפוצה בעברית
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Help us start this Spring with your support.  Please make a tax-deductible gift today. 
April 2018, KHA Newsletter- Vol. 14        הרשמה לרשימת התפוצה בעברית
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What Else is happening at Keren Hanan Aynor?
Statistics
  • According to the 2015 Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics Report, in 2014 there were 2,774 Ethiopian- Israelis enrolled in higher education as compared to 331,650 among the general population.  This represented 9% of the Ethiopian Israeli 20-29 population as compared to 24.7% of the general population.
  • The median age for an Ethiopian student studying for a first degree is slightly higher, 26.5, than among the general population at 25.5.
  • In the past 24 years, Keren Hanan Aynor has helped to close this education gap by distributing more than 3,400 scholarships and supporting more than 1,700 students
  • In the past 5 years, over 95% of Keren Hanan Aynor students have successfully completed the academic year.
  • In the past 10 years, Keren Hanan Aynor has turned away an average of 51% of qualified applicants due to lack of funds.  
 
 
Seeking Volunteers
  • Website and Social Networking Help
  • Alumni Coordinator
  • Social Event Planning
  • Flexible hours with option to help us from home!
 
 
 
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 “If it were not for the scholarship which Keren Hanan Aynor provided me, I would not have been able to fulfill my dream of studying and completing a degree.  You convinced me that there are good people out there, and I promise you that I will always continue to study and to learn”
- Keren Wanda, Mother of 3, BA Social Work
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 “If it were not for the scholarship which Keren Hanan Aynor provided me, I would not have been able to fulfill my dream of studying and completing a degree.  You convinced me that there are good people out there, and I promise you that I will always continue to study and to learn”
- Keren Wanda, Mother of 3, BA Social Work






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