Some 600 apartments will be handed over to orphans once they turn 21 every year, Minister of Social Solidarity Neveen al-Kabbag said Tuesday.
Egyptian Solidarity Minister Nevine El-Qabbaj handed gifts and money gifts (Eidiya) to 11,000 children in orphanages nationwide on the occasion of Muslim’s Eid Al-Fitr, a statement by the ministry read on Friday.
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.
The Islamic Sharia has always urged good treatment of orphans and pressed for fulfilling all their needs, Egypt's Mufti Dr Shawqi Allam said Wednesday.
Wataneya Society celebrated on Dec. 9 its 10th anniversary and the success of “Quality of Care for Children without Parental Care” project, held in cooperation with Drosos Foundation.
The Ministry of Social Solidarity will celebrate World Day Against Child Labor on Sunday by participating in organizing an iftar for orphans.
Parliament member demands proportionate sanctions for violations against orphans.
The Museums of Islamic Arts and Textile in Cairo are hosting a special celebration for Orphans Day on April 6, including museum tours and workshops.