Egypt, UNICEF in talks to collaborate on social care, services to children surviving conflicts

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 03:24 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj received Thursday a delegation from UNICEF.

To bridge the gap: Egyptian government to import 1M tons of sugar in 2024

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 - 12:39 GMT

The quantity would be mostly offered in subsidized prices in order to make up for the shortage the local market is enduring.

Charity restaurant chain 'Fratello' launched in Egypt to offer free meals

Wed, 10 Jan 2024 - 04:17 GMT

The restaurant offers a variety of meals, including some that are customized for children.

Egypt provides social assistance worth tens of millions of pounds to North Sinai residents

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 - 11:23 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity visited North Sinai Friday.

Egyptian government disburses financial aid to families of fishermen banned from work abroad

Sun, 30 Apr 2023 - 10:27 GMT

The total number of fishermen banned, and who have been to Saudi Arabia, amounts to 70.

Egypt launches 'Village Without Poverty' initiative targeted at beneficiaries of 'Decent Life'

Thu, 26 Jan 2023 - 12:23 GMT

The economic empowerment initiative is within "Forsa" (opportunity) programme aimed at enabling self-employment among the beneficiaries of Takaful wa Karama.

Egyptian government subsidizes renovation of 680 fishing boats, distributes 210 new ones

Mon, 23 Jan 2023 - 12:14 GMT

Those are owned by small fishermen in Kafr El Sheikh, Sohag, and Luxor.

Egypt contemplates supplying 1.5M tons of local rice on ration cards

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 12:30 GMT

The harvest season of rice in Egypt begins in July.

To partially make up for wheat imports hit by Russia-Ukraine War: Egypt's gov. purchases 4.2M tons of local crop to produce subsidized bread

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 11:35 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy made the statement Wednesday.

Egyptian government announces size of subsidized food sales

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 03:33 GMT

Those were achieved between March 31 and August 17.

Egypt's social safety emergency measures to become effective in September 2022

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 07:30 GMT

Those measures will be decreed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in July.

Egyptian government begins subsidizing housing for civilian victims of terror attacks

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 06:01 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli attended Thursday the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Social Solidarity, and the Social Housing Fund.

Due to global economic crises: Egyptian president adds 1M families to monetary subsidies program, sanctions exceptional aid to 9M others

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 06:10 GMT

The president made two other instructions pertaining to social safety.

Egypt denies its intention to cancel bread subsidies for ration cards

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 03:38 GMT

It added that the ministry continues to distribute subsidized loaves of bread to citizens on ration cards for five piasters without any increase.

Egyptian government supports NGOs with LE5.4B to expand social safety umbrella for low-income families

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 11:49 GMT

The government has been making steps to reinforce the social safety network since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine War.

Egypt mulls mixing sweet potato with wheat to produce subsidized bread

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 03:00 GMT

The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy stated Sunday that the government mulls mixing mashed dried white sweet potato with wheat flour.

10K Egyptians to be excluded from in-kind subsidies program due to agricultural land violations

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 03:00 GMT

That will be extended to the monetary subsidies program.

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.

Egyptian president instructs government to prepare bundle of financial measures to face global economic downturn

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 11:02 GMT

While checking the FY2022/2023 draft budget, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the government to immediately prepare a bundle of financial and social protection measures.

LE5B in monetary subsidies disbursed to disabled citizens every year: Egyptian minister

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 03:10 GMT

Qabaj added that the ministry also pays the tuition fees of 300,000 disabled school students.