Breaking the Cycle
A disproportionately large number of people in Israel are trapped in the vicious
cycle of debt and poverty. This cycle is perpetuated when individuals borrow from
banks and free loan funds or appeal for charitable assistance in order to meet their
The Tools for Self-Sufficiency
Mesila believes that in many cases, loans and charitable grants are stopgap measures
that increase dependency. The only effective way to combat the widespread problems
of debt and poverty is to give people the tools to become self-sufficient. And that
is exactly what Mesila is doing.
The Path to Financial Stability
Founded in 1998, Mesila is a non-profit organization dedicated to combating poverty
by raising public awareness about the importance of financial stability and independence.
With over 25 chapters across Israel, Mesila works to promote the development of
attitudes and habits that lead to financial stability and provides the necessary
guidance to create and implement realistic, long-term economic solutions. Mesila's
Business Division gives business owners the professional tools they need to manage
their businesses correctly.