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Job opportunities for the unemployed - Al-Wafaa Charity Foundations

IMPLEMENTING NGO
Al-Wafaa Charity Foundations.

TRAINERS
NATURETEX, a high quality producer of organic fabrics and textiles.

Delta Company for Sweets and Food Industries “Jammy”, a joint stock company with high quality sweet products.

The Egyptian Center for Development and Training.

A specialized doctor in animal production (veterinary).

GEOGRAPHICAL AREA
Sharkia Governorate.

DURATION
18 months as of August, 2012.

OBJECTIVES
This microcredit project provides training for 743 beneficiaries, to be followed by small loans or direct employment.

SAWIRIS CONTRIBUTION
LE 1 million.


STATUS
Ongoing.

This project is considered a phase II for the project, that was successfully  implemented by Al-Wafaa Charity Foundation during the period from November 2010 – July 2012  with a fund from Sawiris foundation.

This microcredit project aims to provide job opportunities for 743 beneficiaries through training as follows:

  • Technical training on animal production for 388 beneficiaries, to be followed by small loans to start their businesses. The training will be provided by a specialized veterinary.
  • Vocational training on sewing and knitting by NATURETEX for 20 beneficiaries, and on confectionery and sweet industry by Jammy for another 20 beneficiaries before they move on to jobs.
  • Management training by The Egyptian Center for Development and Training for 315 beneficiaries, followed by small loans to start or expand their businesses.