Social Solidarity

1st International Arab Conference for Revival of Heritage to be held in Cairo on May 25

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 01:44 GMT

Artistic Producer Walid al-Husseini, organizer of the conference, stated that the conference’s activities are diverse.

Nurseries in Egypt to be given same privileges as MSMEs

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 03:23 GMT

The president also instructed granting unlicensed nurseries temporary licenses until they complete all the necessary paperwork.

Egypt’s ministries of solidarity, culture sign cooperation protocol to preserve Egyptian cinematic heritage

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 03:16 GMT

The Minister of Culture said that the protocol concerns the Egyptian cinematic heritage, and comes in accordance with the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, to preserve that heritage.

Haya Karima social initiative expanded to improve lives in hundreds of rural settlements

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 06:35 GMT

More than 95 percent of the targets of the first phase of Haya Karima initiative has been accomplished in 143 villages, head of the project, Mohamed Abdel Fattah, said Wednesday.

Egypt’s poverty receded amid social protection policies: solidarity minister

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 07:11 GMT

Qabbaj said the state managed through three years of hard work to turn from traditional social care policies which have failed to meet the citizens’ basic needs toward comprehensive policies of social protection.

Egypt's Solidarity Ministry puts hand on 413 NGOs due to affiliation to terror organizations

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 05:19 GMT

The minister added that Egypt currently has 52,000 Egyptian NGOs, and 59 foreign NGOs.

Egypt's Command of People's Defense Forces organizes training for civil society

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 12:04 GMT

Officials at the ministries of youth, health, social solidarity, and education also took part in the training delivery.

Egypt inaugurates 1st shelter for both orphans, homeless adults

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 03:05 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity and Be With Us to Save a Human Being Foundation inaugurated on Sunday a shelter to house homeless adults and children.

Egypt’s President tours Asmarat 3 housing project for 7,440 families inhabiting slums

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 03:16 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday has toured the third phase of the Asmarat housing project in Cairo, which aims at providing housing units for those who had inhabited unsafe slums.

Egypt’s top prosecutor orders detaining 4 over bullying disabled child

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 03:44 GMT

The youths used a dog to intimidate the disabled child, apparently to make fun of or joke with him.

Moves to boost initiative creating job opportunities for subsidies beneficiaries in Egypt

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 02:15 GMT

The initiative – dubbed Forsa (opportunity) and launched in 2019 – is aimed at funding small enterprises in the agricultural sector.

100k families join Egypt's monetary subsidies program due to COVID-19

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced that 100,000 families will join the monetary subsidies program Takaful & karama on Wednesday.

100K families to join Egyptian social solidarity program: min.

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 01:00 GMT

3.5 million families are so far included in the Takaful and Karama program.

Waly to assume UN post in Vienna Feb. 3: Official

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 07:06 GMT

In an annual meeting with journalists on Wednesday, Nesirky congratulated Egypt for Waly’s new position as director‑general of the UN Office at Vienna and wished her success.

Waly hails Sisi’s support to women as she leaves office

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 - 03:32 GMT

Egypt’s Ghada Waly, the newly-appointed executive director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has appreciated President Sisi’s full support to women, including nominating her for ministerial posts, as she left her post as social soli

Niveen Al-Qabbaj who pledged to back poor, women becomes solidarity minister

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 06:39 GMT

“I promised myself to be a land for the poor and women, a sky for those with disabilities toward different abilities and right that is, sure, they deserve,” Qabbaj earlier said, when it joined the solidarity ministry, State’s Al-Ahram reported.

WB congratulates Ghada Waly on assuming UNODC executive director post

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 08:56 GMT

Vice President of the World Bank Mahmoud Mohieldin congratulated Ghada Wali, the minister of social solidarity, as she was appointed as the executive director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

600k national IDs issued for women receiving monetary subsidies

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 - 03:24 GMT

It is a by-product outcome of the program.

Gov't grants for train victim’s family amounts to LE120K

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 - 03:39 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced Wednesday dispensing a death grant of LE20,000 to the family of a young man who was killed jumping off a train.

Solidarity ministry launches initiative to employ disabled people

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 10:26 GMT

The initiative, dubbed "Hayah", comes as part of national efforts to expand the social protection umbrella for people with special needs.