ACC Israel 2024 – Itinerary Day 05

Friday, July 5

 Opening our Minds

 Early Morning options:

  • Yoga
  • Running
  • Walking
  • Early morning Shuk tour- watch the shuk wake up on a Friday morning

Electives– Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

In addition to some repeated options from Thursday, the following will be offered:

  • Empowering Women at Kite Pride, Achoti, and Kuchinate

Achoti Fair Trade shop is part of an initiative that was the first of its kind in Israel which combines economic empowerment for women from the geographical and social periphery in Israel, and education for alternative consumerism, according to the values of fair trade.

KitePride is an Israeli, Tel Aviv based fashion social enterprise. They create functional, one-of-a-kind BAGS from upcycled kitesurfing kites, sails, parachutes, and wetsuits in order to provide jobs to survivors of human trafficking and prostitution. Through each bag sold, continuous jobs are created and fabric is saved from landfill.

Kuchinate: African Refugee Women’s Cooperative have a coffee ceremony and to hear the story of this incredible social start-up. Meet founders Diddy Mymin Kahn and Sister Aziza, who have turned the lives of refugee women around by empowering them to find their voices and regain their dignity after very difficult life circumstances.

  • Kitchen Talks

Kitchen Talks is a social enterprise that creates and promotes cultural culinary experiences led by cooks and guides from Marginalized communities in Israel: asylum seekers, Migrants, minorities, etc. Their events and activities create a unique, fun, cultural safe space to learn about the cultural depth and to share stories and memories through collaborative and active cooking and dining experience.

  • HaGal Sheli 

Surfing lesson with Hagal Sheli (My Wave), an NGO that uses surfing as a vehicle for personal development and advancement. In 2012 Omer and Yaron, educational entrepreneurs and avid surfers, developed a unique surfing program for transforming the lives of youth-at-risk. Their mission: Empower youth to never give up, to continue to pursue their dreams and to ultimately succeed: ‘In the ocean, as in life’.

 Lunch and afternoon- Free time

On your own-Be a Local– Grab lunch and spend the afternoon in the city, among the people in the cafes, bars, art events, Nahalat Binyamin, Park Hamesila, eating ice cream, hanging out at the beach, being Tel Avivi.

 Kabbalat Shabbat at the Tel Aviv Port with Beit Tefilah Yisraeli

 Shabbat Dinner – Add-on options to be offered

Overnight: Tel Aviv


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