Egypt

CARE’s work in Egypt began in 1954 with the introduction of a nationwide school meals program. Since then, CARE has become actively involved in development programming particularly in Upper Egypt, where more than 50 percent of the nation’s poor live.

Today, CARE Egypt works to promote and support quality education and girls’ leadership, more effective and equitable natural resource management to enhance rural livelihoods, effective governance and civic engagement, and equitable social protection for vulnerable groups – especially women.

CARE works with beneficiaries, civil society organizations, government, aid agencies, networks, community-based associations and the increasingly socially aware Egyptian private sector.

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In addition, CARE is working in Egypt to help refugees fleeing violence in Syria.

3/8/18

How to Make #MeToo a Truly Global Movement

Originally published by Time

2/12/18

CARE’s Second Annual Scale X Design Challenge Rewards Innovation with $400,000 in Grants

The competition is the culmination of CARE’s Scale X Design Accelerator, which quickens the pace at which innovative programs reach scale 

 

1/16/18

Ensuring Sustainability: Designing Food Programs for Results that Last

This report draws from 193 evaluations across CARE between 2013-2017 to examine best of our results in sustainability.

5/10/17

CARE and Cargill combat food insecurity globally

CARE has been partnering with Cargill, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty, for more than 50 years to improve food and nutrition security by strengthening rural communities.

4/14/17

CARE and Cargill renew partnership to combat food insecurity globally

CARE and Cargill’s partnership of more than fifty years is a testament to the values we share. Over the past eight years, this partnership has helped improve the lives of more than 300,000 people around the world.

1/4/16

A Pound Is Better Than a Groom

Sherihan is 24 years old and lives in the village of Abou Awad with her mother, father and four siblings. Sherihan graduated from a technical secondary school, but all of her siblings are students at different academic levels, and because of this, there are many expenses.

1/4/16

‘I Have Retrieved My Dream’

KL* is a 17-year-old Syrian adolescent who moved to Cairo after the war began in Syria. Like most Syrians who were forced to leave their homes under such circumstances, he remembers the exact date he left: Nov. 13, 2012. He was only 14. 

1/23/15

Foreign Policy: Egypt’s Generation Lost

A CARE Egypt survey about illiteracy rates in the country was featured in a Foreign Policy article analyzing the woes of Egypt’s education system.  

 

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