Success has many parents

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.

October 17, 2013 13:02
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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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