Research results by the Ministry of Education show that 10% to 15% of students in all schools suffer from a certain level of Learning disorders (LD). "Yes I Can!" aims to give children from the geographical and social periphery of Israel the support they need in order to realize their potential, and to provide them with the tools that best enable them to be integrated in their home class and school .
In high school, few girls major in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). This is especially true for young women who grow up in underprivileged areas and societies, which tend to be more gender-traditional. Many young women, who have potential in STEM subjects, are therefore limited in future career choices, success and influence.