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German Amb. to Egypt Praises Role of Civil Society Organizations to Curb Unemployment

Mon 15 May 2023 | 12:12 AM
By Pasant Elzaitony

Frank Hartmann, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Cairo, praised the role of civil society organizations in eliminating unemployment and providing decent job opportunities for citizens in Egypt, in cooperation with partner agencies.

the German ambassador during his visit to wakfeit ELMaadi Foundation, in the presence of Marwa Al-Dali, Chairman and Founder of the Board of Trustees of wakfeit ELMaadi Foundation for Community Service, to announce the presentation of the second phase of the cooperation program with the wakfeit in the field of supporting small projects - said that the axis of improving living conditions and opening horizons for groups of society The first is sponsored by the German-Egyptian development cooperation axis.

He added In this context, the German embassy provides support to a number of micro-projects in cooperation with the Egyptian partner institutions.

For her part, Marwa Al-Dali, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of wakfeit ELMaadi” Foundation for Community Service, indicated that the first phase began to provide a sustainable source of income for employment due to the repercussions of Covid 19. Successful implementation of the first phase, and we aim to maintain the current production line in addition to developing it through the implementation of the second phase of our project.

She revealed that, in cooperation with the German embassy, ​​we were able through the project to produce high-quality products, and we have our own name in our projects, which is "OSTAWAT". Where quality represents one of the most important elements and the title of the wakfeit work.

She added that the first phase, which began in September 2020, achieved tremendous success, as we succeeded in hiring 50 families, whom we trained with a specific goal and a high-quality level. The products are sold in the wakeit outlets in Dandy Mall and displayed in a number of outlets in Maadi.

A brief overview of “wakfeit ElMaadi"

The Maadi Civil wakfeit Foundation was established in May 2007 with the aim of providing sustainable financing and development for the local Maadi communities in Egypt and its neighboring suburbs. They have an economic return.