Egyptians abroad donated $362K so far for Hayah Karima



Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 03:13 GMT


Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 03:13 GMT

Haya Karima

Haya Karima

CAIRO – 3 October 2021: About $362,805 have been collected so far in favor of the “Decent Life"(Hayah Karima) initiative, according Laila Pence, a wealth management consultant in the United States, who topped the Forbes list.

Laila said that she is keen to promote what is happening in the initiative among large sectors of investors abroad.


She announced that stressing the continuation of collecting donations for the project and promoting it among Egyptians abroad through the electronic platform of the initiative.


She sent a message to Egyptians abroad saying that there are many ways to contribute to supporting the presidential initiative "the decent life", whether by financial contribution or equipment for hospitals and others, stressing that supporting Egypt is a duty because it is the homeland for us all.


This came during the launch of the first donation campaign for Egyptians abroad in favor of the great national project "A Dignified Life", which was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and in the presence of Ambassador Nabila Makram Abdel-Shahid, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Abroad Affairs, and Hala El-Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, according to a statement issued Sunday.


The members of the Foundation for a Decent Life appreciated the efforts of the Ministries of Immigration and Planning in supporting the great national project “Decent Life” launched by President Sisi, and thanked the Egyptians abroad who contributed to supporting the project.


Shana Masoud, Director of External Relations at the Foundation for a Decent Life, explained the national project with all its axes and objectives, in addition to reviewing projects that can be provided with in-kind support and that serve the goals of the national project "Decent Life".


The implementation plans for these projects were also developed, and confirmed the great role of the field monitoring teams in the Foundation and their collection of data on the villages and target groups to serve the agreed projects.


This comes in light of the protocol signed between the Ministry of Immigration and Egyptians Abroad Affairs with the Good Life Foundation on June 8, 2021 to unify efforts to implement the goals of the two presidential initiatives "Boats of Life" to combat the phenomenon of illegal immigration and "Decent Life" to develop the villages of the Egyptian countryside.


This cooperation highlights the influential role of Egyptians abroad in community participation inside Egypt and their support for the national project to develop Egyptian rural villages and achieve a decent life for the neediest groups in the governorates and the most exporting of illegal immigration.



For his part, Dryden Pence, the American businessman, praised the real renaissance Egypt is witnessing in various fields, as he explained that community participation would make a change in people's lives, adding that he was keen to share his experiences and support the Egyptian initiative "Adecent life".


For her part, Suzy Myers, an Egyptian residing in America, who is the representative of the Rotary Club "Maple Valley" in the United States, said that she belongs to the city of Zagazig in Sharkia Governorate and has seen a great development in recent years in Egypt, confirming that the state is on the right path, following up that there are real efforts that deserve support to affect human life, the most prominent of which is the important national project "Decent Life".


Myers urged Egyptians abroad from her friends and neighbors to participate actively in supporting the presidential initiative "Decent Life", whether with financial support or the equipment needed in different places.


In the same context, Maged Amin, a member of the New Egypt Foundation in the United States, said: "We are all keen to participate in supporting the nation's efforts to build people and provide a decent life." He thanked everyone who donated to the initiative, stressing: "We feel proud as we witness a modern renaissance taking place on the land of Egypt.


Maged added that he witnessed many efforts of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in his keenness to improve the lives of Egyptians in Upper Egypt and other places, stressing that donation methods will be available to Egyptians abroad to complete our mission and be part of what is happening in the renaissance and development.


At the end of the event, the Minister of Immigration, Ambassador Nabila Makram, extended her sincere thanks to the Egyptians abroad who donated in favor of the national project "decent life", and praised the speed of their response to the call of their homeland, stressing her pride and pride in their role towards Egypt, their homeland in the face of all challenges and their confidence in the Egyptian state, stressing the need to continue to support this great project and promote it externally.


Meanwhile, the Minister of Planning, Hala El-Said, praised the enthusiasm of Egyptians abroad for providing all the help and support to their homeland, Egypt, and to their brothers, the Egyptian citizens in the Egyptian countryside and the most needy areas, which confirms and reflects Egyptians' belief in the strategy of building the Egyptian human being pursued by the political leadership and implemented with all effort and sincerity.




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