Charity information

Tzedek

Tzedek is the UK Jewish community's response to extreme poverty. We work with some of the poorest communities in the world, regardless of race or religion.

Founded 1990

  • Mission statement

    Tzedek is the UK Jewish community's response to extreme poverty. We work with some of the poorest communities in the world, regardless of race or religion, to help them to help themselves out of extreme poverty.

    In the past Tzedek has built schools, provided vocational training schemes, set up micro-credit funds and worked with AIDS orphans among other projects. We’ve helped people from all over the world; across sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

    We also run a volunteer project taking British Jews to the developing world as well as educational events and programmes for the UK community about development and poverty.

  • Aims

    Tzedek aims to:

    • Support Overseas Projects: Tzedek provides financial support to sustainable self-help development projects in some of the poorest communities in the world, regardless of race or religion.
    • Overseas Volunteer programmes: Tzedek’s Overseas Volunteer Programme sends resourceful volunteers to learn about and assist our overseas partners for two months every summer.
    • Education and campaigning: Tzedek runs the Jewish Global Citizenship Project in Jewish schools and also a series of sessions for adults on international development and Jewish responsibility.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1990

    Registered Charity Number: 1016767

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 6

    Volunteers: 100

    Phone number: 020 7443 5121

    Address: 152 West End Lane West Hampstead London NW6 1SD

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