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With Work We Build our Future

PARTNERS
The Ministry of Social Solidarity.

IMPLEMENTING NGO
Nahdet Misr Association.

GEOGRAPHICAL AREA
Cairo Governorate (Ain Shams neighborhood).

PROJECT DURATION
18 months.

SAWIRIS CONTRIBUTION
LE 999,500 (project total budget: LE 1,217,250).

OBJECTIVES
Providing vocational training and career counseling for 400 young people.

Providing training for 200 beneficiaries in the field of building and construction.

Providing training for 200 beneficiaries in the field of garments manufacturing.

Creating Job opportunities for the trainees in construction companies and garment factories.

Building the capacity of 10 young people from the natural leaders of Ain Shams to participate in the implementation of the  projects activities.

STATUS
Ongoing.

“With Work We Build our Future” project aims to train and employ 400 of young people from both genders in the fields of building and garments manufacturing, in order to improve the social and economic conditions of the population of Ain Shams neighborhood, contribute to reduce unemployment among young people, and change their perceptions about the work value.

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.