"Know Me, Accept Me"

Project Objective:

Raise society’s awareness of people with disabilities, and deliver training opportunities are provided to 500 people with disabilities, whereby 400 of those trained receive employment opportunities in sustained jobs in the public, private and civil society sectors, in the governorates of Cairo, Alexandria, Sharkeyya and the Red Sea.

Project Description:

This initiative is implemented in cooperation with Caritas Egypt – SETI Center, and Majed Al Futtaim Group (Carrefour Egypt) has successfully carried out awareness activities on various types of disabilities and how to deal with them, through a series of artistic activities for children and their families in Carrefour stores in Cairo and Alexandria governorates. The project assigned groups of specialists in the awareness events who answered all questions about different disabilities.

The initiative also worked to integrate people with disabilities into society by training them and creating sustainable job opportunities for them in Carrefour outlets in four governorates: Cairo, Alexandria, Sharkeyya and Red Sea, and to raise the awareness of employers and companies about the rights and abilities of persons with disabilities to work and encourage them to employ them

  • Partner
  • Implementing NGO

    Caritas Egypt - Support, Education and Training for Inclusion Center (SETI)

  • Project Duration

    24 months

  • Geographical Area

    Cairo, Alexandria, Sharkeyya, Red Sea

  • Total Budget

    12,233,145 EGP

  • Project Status

    Ongoing