Kindergarten of Dreams
In 2021, The Asper Foundation provided a grant to Larger than Life, an organization which helps provide families affected by pediatric cancer with emotional, logistical, medical and recreational support. The support help Larger than Life bring to fruition its vision of establishing an educational center for young children with cancer and recovering patients. Opened in Beersheva in 2021, the Kindergarten of Dreams, is a one-of-a-kind innovative sterile educational and rehabilitation facility, run in partnership with the Israel’s Ministry of Education, Ministry of Welfare and various municipal divisions in Beersheva.
In the first phase, the Kindergarten opened two preschool classes for ages 3-6 as well as emotional support activities and parental guidance for families of the children treated in the oncology ward at Soroka Medical Center.
The facility is operated as a licensed educational preschool and is supervised by the Ministry of Education. The educational program is based on the national preschool curricula and is supplemented by the unique content developed by the staff at Kindergarten of Dreams, adapted to unique needs of the children and accessed in both Hebrew and Arabic.
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