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  • World Bank MENA Vice President & Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity signed the project to provide income support & expand social inclusion to families with young children, elderly, & persons with severe disabilities.  Read More »

  • Preserving Egyptian traditions while generating jobs

    About 320 kilometers south of Cairo, Egyptian psychiatrist and Egyptologist has chosen a small village in Upper Egypt as the site for her project, “New Hermopolis”. She hopes to put something back by highlighting aspects of Egypt’s rich heritage to help stimulate the local economy. Read More »

  • A Housing Project to Benefit 1.6 Million Poor Egyptians

    Egypt needs about 300,000 new homes a year. Relatively little building, houses left empty, and low incomes have led to informal housing. The new US$500 million Inclusive Housing Finance Program will improve access to home ownership and rental property for low-income households. More than 3.6 million people should benefit, including 1.6 million people living below the Household Poverty Line. Read More »

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