This number includes 26 percent females and 74 percent males, according to a report by Rowad 2030 - Project which is affiliated to the Ministry of Planning.

The campaign was launched by the ministry in tandem with the National Bank of Egypt and Banque Misr to upskill one million entrepreneurs by 2030.

Rowad 2030 Project director Ghada Khalil said the campaign has so far held 42,966 training sessions, noting that there are trainers nationwide.

She noted that about 73 percent of participants have not received training under the project before.