Haya Karima: LE 9.6 billion investments to be injected to develop 287 poor villages across Egypt

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Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 02:26 GMT

Haya Karima Initiative logo - FILE

Haya Karima Initiative logo - FILE

CAIRO – 17 April 2021: A study by the Egyptian Center for Thought said that 9.6 billion investments will be injected into developing 287 villages as part of “Haya Karima” initiative.

 

The villages, selected for this development phase of the initiative, experience above 68 percent of poverty rate.

 

The investments into these villages will be dedicated to the health sector through building and raising efficiency of health units, in addition to establishing new schools and classrooms.

 

A total of L.E. 120 million will be dedicated to rehabilitate and provide youth centers in the villages.

 

In 2020, Haya Karima was announced as a non-profit organization to implement the objectives of the initiative. A cooperation between three main ministries: Local Development, Social Solidarity and Planning, in addition to the participation of 16 civil society institutions.

 

The initiative has provided financial support to the most needy citizens, as well as services including medical, residential and job opportunities.

 

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