Success has many parents

ByHAYLEY MUNGUIA
October 17, 2013 13:02

Elvia Fisher decided to help her fellow olim finding a way to improve the quality of education and created CityKids. Nearly three years after its founding CityKids helps more than 2,000 families in Tel Aviv.




Elvia Fisher

Elvia Fisher. (photo credit:courtesy)

When Elvia Fisher made aliya from Connecticut in 2009, her intention was to work with adults with disabilities. But she had to establish a steady stream of income before she could make that possible. So she decided to nanny.

After working for two separate families – one American immigrant family and one Israeli family – she found she couldn’t ignore the shared concerns the two had about the quality of education their children were receiving.

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