Social Solidarity

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.

Court Upholds dissolving Muslim Brotherhood association

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 - 01:37 GMT

The Administrative Court dismissed on Sept. 14 a lawsuit demanding the cancellation of the minister of social solidarity's decision issued in 2013, which dissolves the Muslim Brotherhood association.

Parliament's Social Solidary committee discusses new NGO law Tuesday

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 12:31 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity has reworded the draft law and sent it to the parliament last week.

Gov't finances small projects for citizens recovered from drug addiction

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 - 08:30 GMT

The funding needed to implement micro and small projects for people who recovered from addiction is provided via hotline number 16023.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign MoU in field of social security

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 11:32 GMT

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange expertise, legislation and studies meant to improve services offered to pensioners.

LE3 million revenues from 2019 Diyarna Expo for handicrafts

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 12:22 GMT

The exhibition, which was launched under President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s auspices, attracted 12 visitors so far, said Ghada Wali.

Over 2 mln families benefit from Takaful, Karama program: deputy minister

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 12:54 GMT

Deputy Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine el Qabbag said on Tuesday that beneficiaries from Takaful and Karama social protection program have exceeded 2.2 million families.

1.6m citizens receive social solidarity's pensions: official

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 11:45 GMT

A total of 1.6 million citizens are currently included in the Ministry of Solidarity’s databases of social security beneficiaries.

The ceaseless combat against false news

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 - 01:47 GMT

Similar laws are under study in France, Brazil, Kenya, and Egypt.