Social Safety

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.

Committee reveals progress on creating irregular worker database

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 02:40 GMT

The database is aimed at better facilitating the government's bid to expand the social safety network and formalize the informal sector.

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.

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.

Egyptian president instructs improvement of artists' support, protection system

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 02:55 GMT

The meeting included Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, and the ministers of finance, public enterprise, and social solidarity.

UNDP issues 1st human development report on Egypt in decade, president attends ceremony

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 01:23 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi was handed the report, titled "Development: A Right for All, Egypt’s Pathways and Prospects."

Egypt, EU, UNDP to implement €6M-project mitigating socio-economic impact of COVID-19

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 04:31 GMT

The project consists of two aspects.

3.6M Egyptian citizens enrolled in monetary subsidies program

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 01:04 GMT

The Cabinet's Information Center revealed Saturday that the number of beneficiaries of the monetary subsidies program Takaful Wa Karama has reached 3.6 million.

Egypt's president reviews LE1B-initiatives targeted at low-income segments

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 10:54 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Sunday with his Advisor for Financial Affairs and Chairman of Tahya Misr Fund.