Impact Through Education

Reaching 300,000 people in five continents, we’re building a better world through education.

ORT is a global education network driven by Jewish values

ORT – transforming lives through training and education since 1880

From focussing on teaching 19th century Russian Jews essential trades and professions, ORT has evolved to provide 21st century skills to empower people and strengthen communities.

Our ORT network now reaches 300,000 people a year, in more than 30 countries, and is one of the largest educational charities in the world.

We provide a combination of high-level science and technology education with strengthened Jewish identity to bridge the gap between ability and opportunity – and to ensure the continuity of Jewish life worldwide.

Did you know?

Hot meals and free transport are provided by ORT to more than 3,300 school students every year

ORT in numbers

Around the world, more than 300,000 people benefit from ORT’s work every year

Did you know?

Globally, more than 9,000 teachers work in ORT classrooms every year

Did you know?

ORT has been focused on improving people’s lives around the world through education for 140 years

We have been empowering people and strengthening communities since 1880. Your support makes our vital work possible.