Current Projects

Refugee Status Determination is the procedure that determines whether those seeking asylum fall...
Since early 2011, the number of refugee women in Israel who have been victims of rape and sexual...
Hebrew and English language tuition for adult refugees and asylum seekers constitutes the core...
At the height of the 2007 humanitarian crisis, ARDC operated as many as ten shelters at one time to...
Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. Granted, not everybody is a medal-winning...
All projects are designed and implemented in close consultation with the ARDC Working Group which...
ARDC serves as a watchdog on government policies and practices towards the asylum seeker and...
The Refugee Education Center also attempts to serve the higher education needs of the refugee and...
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Upcoming Events

A 3 day strike and protest in response to mass arrests, visas not being renewed and dentation...
For several years ARDC has held registration days to assist asylum seekers in applying for the US...
A demonstration of a new kind, in which residents of south Tel Aviv from all different communities...
The ARDC research team has produced a report that focuses on identifying the issues of crime in...
ARDC opened the Refugee Education Center (REC) in Tel Aviv in January 2009 to offer language...
World Refugee Day 2013 Event in Gan Ha'Hashmal
A musical event bringing attention to the Eritreans in Israel who have survived things unimaginable...
The major issues facing asylum seekers in South Tel Aviv with speaker Zebib an Eritrean Refugee...
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ARDC Blog

Video coverage of the ongoing refugee strike starting 4th January -   17/12/13
To our trustees, partners, supporters and Refugees,  
ARDC is recruiting for a Finance Manager and a
Unfortunately, as a result of a cut in funding mandated by the international headquarters of our...
As part of a restructing of ARDC a new board and Chairman was elected.
The good thing about running in the evening is that the longer you run, the cooler it gets.
After being away from their wives for many years, both John* and Peter* will be leaving...
As Israelis prepare for Passover, or Pesach, many African refugees in Israel are quietly hopeful...
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The African Refugee Development Center (ARDC) is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by refugees and Israeli citizens to assist, support and empower refugees and asylum seekers in Israel. The ARDC seeks to ensure access to basic social services, to facilitate integration and promote self-sufficiency. It also advocates for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers and for a humane and fair Israeli asylum policy. The ARDC's work includes individual counseling, humanitarian aid, education, community development, awareness raising and policy initiatives. Through the ARDC, diverse communities are drawn together to promote understanding and cooperation amongst refugees and the broader population.

Latest News

06/01/2014
Amid calls for nationwide strike of migrant workers, thousands of asylum seekers gather in Tel Aviv, urging Israeli government to review asylum requests. Meanwhile, hundreds protest in Eilat  ...
18/10/2013
The Power to the Community Project will continue it's work in South Tel Aviv will the help of the NIF fund, who recently accompanied the team on their patrol:South Tel Aviv has a bad reputation. A...
01/10/2013
A new refugee children's center has been set up by a team of dedicated volunteers in response to the continuing need to help youngsters in the community. "The Refugee Children Center is a group of...