'We were all appalled by the sad cases of elderly people who passed away in their homes and nobody knew about it. We are doing everything we can to prevent such situations'
The total amount spent by the ministry will come to NIS 9 million.
This is not the first time the couple has encountered such issues, but on prior occasions there was no insistence on the matter.
While the country's unemployment rate is a "healthy" 4%, the report details considerable obstacles that still remain in the integration of Arab women and ultra-Orthodox men into the workforce.
We Code aims to recruit young people from diverse populations – Arab-Israelis, Ethiopians, people with disabilities, ultra-Orthodox- as well as from the social periphery aged 25-30.
Among the municipalities to receive the funds are Ashkelon, Binyamina-Givat Ada, Jerusalem and Haifa.
Parents will now be able to register for the daycares as early as February, ensuring them ample time to request financial assistance
Starting January 1, 2018, an increase of NIS 1.7 million will be added to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs budget in order to increase the monthly allowance.