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Train and Employ Elderly Care Providers

PARTNERS
The Ministry of Social Solidarity.

IMPLEMENTING NGO
Almofid Association.

GEOGRAPHICAL AREA
Giza Governorate (Talbia - Haram).

PROJECT DURATION
18 months.

SAWIRIS CONTRIBUTION
LE 628,275 (project total budget: LE 789,575).

OBJECTIVES
Rehabilitation and training of 160 young people to provide optimal care for the elderly.

Creating job opportunities for 160 elderly Care Providers.

Providing training and job opportunities for 10 young people as trainers in the field of health care.

Building the capacity of 5 young people from the natural leaders of El Talbia and integrating them within the project team.

STATUS
Ongoing.

The project aims to train 160 young people on providing optimal health care for aged people by providing them with health and medical training program, and psychological, social and human rights training program as well.

The project also seeks to raise community awareness of the role of health care providers for the elderly and the importance of their work, in order to improve the ways of life of the elderly.

This project comes within the context of the protocol of cooperation between the Ministry of Social Solidarity and the Sawiris Foundation, in order to implement the “Combating Unemployment” initiative, with a total of approximately EGP 10 millions allocated by Sawiris Foundation, to create 5000 job opportunities in five slums in Giza and Cairo: Ezbet El-Nasr in El-Basateen neighborhood, Geziret El-Dahab in the South of Giza, Ain Shams, Warraq in Imbaba and Talbia in Haram district.