Yael, from Tel Aviv Israel, traveled to Kikaaya Uganda as part of NF’s Summer 2016 Cohort. Yael taught courses in Principles of Psychology as well as hosted workshops in Yoga. Yael together with Sam and Brenda, hosted a hygiene initiative in Kikaaya, where they mobilized previously inaccessible hygienic resources all over the Kikaaya community.

“These kids have taught me more than I can ever teach them, I hope one day they realize this.”


Before returning to Tel Aviv, Yael, Sam and Brenda backpacked through Kenya and Tanzania together. Finishing up her MA at the IDC Herzliya, Yael is currently assisting in project development and volunteer recruitment for NF.



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