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Lives impacted

+3 million

ORT’s efforts enable students around the world to be successful and live independently

For more than

135 Years

ORT has provided education for millions to meet the competitive needs of their societies.

We Work in over

37 Countries

With programs in nearly every corner of the world, we are a global organization serving all.


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To be an ORT student and part of a global education movement is bigger than my school in Kishinev. I know that thousands of students like me are learning the same values and life skills.

Lidia Gangan Student, ORT Herzl Technology Lyceum Kishinev, Moldova
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An ORT Student Receives Award from the Minister of Education in Israel
20 February 2018

Kiryat Yam resident Rona, 17, is a very determined twelfth grader at Rabin High School, part of the World ORT Kadima Mada (WOKM) educational network.  In December she received the Volunteering Youth award issued by the Minister of Education in recognition of her work with children on the autism spectrum who attend the local Tzlil …

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Giving Today Helps Further ORT Programs Tomorrow
19 January 2018

Thousands profit from ORT, thanks to donations “In my physics course at YOUniversity, I learned about gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy. You will not see a teacher at school doing these demonstrations; I learn things in an experiential way at YOUniversity.” Yakir Oren, 14, is in his fourth year at the World ORT Kadima …

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ORT Youth Make the Most of Their Artistic Ability
19 January 2018

ORT empowers young people to tap into their potential Maria Eliza, who is passionate about art, is a sixth grader at Tekhiya ORT School in Moscow.  “Before sending me to Tekhiya ORT School, my parents visited many schools, but we felt at home here.  We have intelligent teachers, good security, beautiful walls and state-of-the-art technology,” …

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Education is key to advancement; but for disadvantaged students worldwide, educational opportunities and hope for a better life do not present themselves so readily. ORT America changes that.  Our supporters understand the role education plays in transforming one’s life, and how ORT programs make a difference. Through education, we enrich the lives of over 300,000 beneficiaries across the globe and make the world a better place.

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