Takaful and Karama

Social Safety Nets Strengthened: Egypt increases support for rural development, poverty alleviation

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 06:32 GMT

Egypt's commitment to inclusive development continues to grow as it expands the Takaful and Karama program.

Cabinet denies reducing “Takaful and Karama” payments due to economic crisis

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 04:24 GMT

The IDSC contacted the Ministry of Social Solidarity, which emphasized that payments for the “Takaful and Karama” initiative are handed out regularly, without any deductions through different payment outlets.

Takaful and Karama budget hits LE 25B with 22M beneficiaries: Minister of Social Solidarity

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 11:41 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has directed the social solidarity ministry to allocate an exceptional long-term social package for the most needy families, the minister said.

Due to global economic downturn: Egypt adds 400K families to monetary subsidies programme

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 02:12 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj confirmed Thursday the statements made by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli earlier this week on adding 400,000 families to Takaful and Karama.

Official at Ministry of Social Solidarity embezzles over LE400K from World Bank program Takaful and Karama

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 08:25 GMT

The former director of the Rehabilitation Administration at the Ministry of Solidarity will be tried over seizing money from the World Bank’s Takaful and Karama cash transfer program in Egypt.

Qabbage: Takaful, Karama financial support cards to be replaced by Meeza cards

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The 3.4 million Meeza cards will benefit 14 million citizens and allow them to withdraw cash from ATMs, conduct purchases and make E-commerce transactions locally, she said.

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.

2.5 million families benefit from Takaful and Karama program: Min.

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 01:08 GMT

Along with ensuring vulnerable families receive basic nutrition, the goal is to build the human capital of the next generation and give them a path out of poverty.

World Bank funds 2nd phase of Takaful, Karama by $500M

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 - 11:44 GMT

The agreement was signed by Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Regional Director of the World Bank in Egypt Marina Wes.

300k families to join Takaful and Karama program: official

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 01:03 GMT

The ministry could restore LE 114 million, which were spent on families that should have not been included in the program.

World Bank approves $500M fund for Egypt’s social safety nets

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 05:46 GMT

This step comes to ensure access to the most-needy families while building sustainable paths out of poverty.

The tale of Takaful and Karama cash transfer program

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 - 08:23 GMT

With Egypt receiving the final tranche of IMF, the government was keen to strengthen social safety nets program including Takaful and Karama.

89% of beneficiaries of ‘Takaful, Karama’ are women: gov.

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 05:16 GMT

Nearly 89 percent of those who benefit from the government’s ‘Takaful and Karama’ program are women,

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.

Solidarity Ministry pays LE1.1bn under Takaful, Karama

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:24 GMT

This sum was distributed through 3,800 post offices nationwide.

No family is removed from "Takaful and Karama": IDSC

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 12:40 GMT

(IDSC) on Tuesday denied reports that 200,000 families will be removed from the pensions lists of "Takaful and Karama" social solidarity program.

Solidarity Ministry to pay LE1.1bn under Takaful, Karama

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 12:25 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity, Ghada Waly, announced on Tuesday releasing LE 1.1 billion under the Takaful and Karama program.

Egypt, Switzerland to boost co-op in social solidarity field

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 10:11 GMT

Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali met Swiss Ambassador to Cairo Paul Garnier on Wednesday in Cairo to discuss joint cooperation.

Takaful, Karama program pension paid to beneficiaries

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 12:24 GMT

Karama program extended to 27 governorates, noting that the government pays attention to Upper Egypt and the poor.

Financial aid reaches LE 18B: Social Solidarity Minster

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 - 03:08 GMT

The social financial aid volume reached LE 18 billion ($1.003 billion), funded by the Ministry of Finance.