12.06.2011 10.Siwan, 5771
Computer repair group for teens gets NIS 1.4m. grant
Eco Tech adds social value by providing PCs to families in need, reducing toxic waste.
For Didi Silberman, rescuing three-and four-year-old computers from meeting their deaths in landfills not only benefits the environment, but also provides work for at-risk teens and functional machines for needy families.
Silberman heads Eco Tech, a branch of the NGO Machshava Tova, which on Thursday received a NIS 1.4 million grant from Bezeq and the National Insurance Institute’s Children and Teenagers At-Risk Fund.
Eco Tech was founded two years go, to “narrow societal gaps in Israel through technology.”…