Bakr is the owner of a pottery shop located near the mountain Nagaa Al-Ameya in Qena. He has been a potter for most of his life, and his exceptional skills reflect the years of endless practice. When he merely touches the raw clay, he effortlessly transforms it into a true work of art.
The Sawiris Foundation is pleased to announce that The European Competition Journal, one of Europe’s most reputable and prestigious competition law journals, has published a recent article written by Ibrahim Shehata Scholar, Dr. Amir Ibrahim.
The event was a great opportunity to share success stories of some of the project beneficiaries.
In the context of his visit to Cairo for the opening of the second season of Copa Coca Cola to discover emerging football talents, Brazilian football legend “Pelle” has met 4 members of the “I the Egyptian” foundation football team; Youssef Yousri, Adham Khaled, Boody and Khalid Mohammedm who were selected by Street Child World Cup foundation to participate in the 2104 World Cup which will take place from March 24 – April 8, in Brazil.
No people on earth should have a greater respect for books, or a greater understanding of the importance of preserving old manuscripts, than Egyptians.
Partnerships between the private sector and NGOs are not new, but the nature of these relationships is broadening. A good model of this partnership is the project of Empowering and Building Capacities of Cadres of Blind young people. The project is supported by Orascom Telecom Holding Company (OTHC), powered by a German-bases NGO called the Integration Program for Persons with Social Needs (IPPSN), and implemented by the ambitious NGO “Development Association for Empowering Persons with Special Needs (DAESN)”. Would you employ a blind person? What can be done to get blind people into work? Is it too expensive to employ blind people or is there just not enough faith in them? This is a success story of building effective partnerships between private sector companies and NGOs from Egypt and abroad with an ultimate goal of enabling the visually impaired to have equal opportunities of services and integrate in their society.