Partners

I the Egyptian is extremely grateful to have incredibly talented and generous partners. With the help of these companies and individuals the Foundation has been able to make significant progress.

Amal Bishara Foundation

has been an instrumental partner of I the Egyptian since before its establishment, funding the activities with street children prior to the establishment and registration of I the Egyptian.

Ministry of Social Solidarity

A protocol was signed to support the efforts to develop Egyptian community and enhance and improve economic and social conditions for all target groups in the Egyptian society like finding jobs for young people in more effective ways, developing local communities, discovering talents and skills and making best use of them into local community, and providing basic needs and services for local rural areas.

A Partir do Rio

is an NGO that works in the areas of low income community development and street children in Brazil and has worked extensively with I the Egyptian providing technical and operational support in these areas in the first couple of years of operations. Currently, A Partir do Rio continues to provide support for ongoing staff development and training.

The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development

and the Sawiris family personally have provided ongoing funding for the Foundation. They provided substantial grants for building the accommodation and recreational facilities of the premises of the Institute for Children at Risk in Sixth of October. The Sawiris Foundation was also instrumental in the I the Egyptian foundation obtaining a substantial grant from Al Ahram Beverages (administered by Sawiris Foundation) that covered the operating costs of the organization for a period of 4 years. Subsequently, Sawiris Foundation has provided a grant to cover a large proportion of the operating cost of the Institute for a further 2 years (until 2015).

Mobinil

Donated, via the Ramadan action 2009, the 3 million LE start capital for micro-loans.

Al Ahram Beverage Corporation 

The Al Ahram Beverage Corporation supports Ana Elmasry with a grant which covers 2 main purposes:

  • The purchase and furnishing of a reception/day care facility in central Cairo as the organization did not have one and this was an obstacle to outreach activities and day care activities and resulted in fewer children being accommodated in the Children at Risk Institute at 6th of October city.
  • Institutional support in the form of salary support for the organization to carry out its activities.  The rationale behind this was that salary support for a 4 year period would enable the organization to focus on its core technical work and establish a success pattern that would assist in fundraising in the future.

Mouvement Partage

The Sacred Heart School’s social responsibility movement funds the educational requirements of 30 children from the I the Egyptian Community School for the school year 2013-2014.

Ministry of Housing and New Settlements

Assigned the land in 6th of October City for 25 years against a nominal fee.

GIZ

GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) offers customised solutions to complex challenges. As an experienced service provider the organization assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation through demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.

The collaboration with I the Egyptian consists of funding the purchase of several psychometric and psychological testing tools which are administered to the children by the psychologists on staff.  Based on the evaluations of these tests a program of intervention and counseling for treatment is developed and implemented.

GIZ has also funded the expansion of the football field for more extensive and professional use, as well as school furnishings and the purchase of the Montessori modules for youth in the subjects of Math, Science, Arabic, and Social Studies for use by the teachers in the community school.

Australian Embassy

The Embassy’s Direct Aid Program gave a grant to start a pilot program to provide additional health, education and documentation services to the women entrepreneurs of the micro-loan system.

Sadko Company

has provided support to I the Egyptian through the provision of in-kind donations of appliances and is currently financing the ongoing staff development training conducted by A Partir do Rio.

3rd investment

Brazilian partner in outreach and psychological support for the children. They provide the foundation with experience and technical support such as trainings, making psychological reports, and working on the timeline (history) of the child.

Their methodology has been successfully used with street children in Rio and 3rd investment uses their tools to transform the lives of these children.

American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt

Donated skeleton of the girls’ institute in Moqatam.

Cairo Chamber of Commerce

Donated 2.6 million LE to the Ministry of Social Solidarity to be used by I the Egyptian to finish the Mokkattam building.

KPMG

Hazem Hassan and Associates who audit the Foundation’s finances annually.

Wadi Degla Football Club

Donation of a multi-purpose court and kid’s corner and allow for training for free of 1 or 2 boys in the soccer academy.

I the Egyptian plans to cooperate with Wadi Degla in running the Miniclub upon its completion.

Duke University

Duke University (USA) provides volunteer services to work with the children in the recreational, arts, sports, and educational activities, as well as volunteer doctors and psychiatrists who assist with the medical and psychological activities.

Dr. Assad Salama – architect

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Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide supports the foundation with in-kind donations of sheets, towels, … and by volunteering at the foundation in order to help with design aspects of the Institute and training of cleaning staff. The teams of the hotels also organize fun days with the children and have welcomed trainees in several departments of the hotels.

There are further plans to support I the Egyptian by on the job training of foundation staff of various departments i.e. Housekeeping, Purchasing, Chefs, Bakery, and Maintenance. This support would be given jointly by the 17 Hilton hotels in Egypt through on-site assistance of Hilton staff.

I the Egyptian, together with Sealed Air and Hilton Worldwide have partnered in the ‘Soap for Hope’ program, which sees the youngsters of the foundation recycle the used soaps of Hilton hotels with the press specifically designed by Sealed Air.

Samusocial

The Institute has a cooperation with SamuSocial, a French NGO registered in Egypt which works with street children through a mobile unit providing medical care, as well as El Basma clinic at Abou El-Rish hospital for children.  Both have doctors with experience in medical issues of children who have lived on the street.

Medecins du monde France

Médicins du Monde provides technical assistance in staff training for behavioral change of the children.

Bait Elhorreya

Partner specialized in drug rehabilitation. Whenever I the Egyptian suspects addictions, Bait Elhorreya provides drug tests.

They also provide preventative support for the children at the institute.

Eng. Yousry Kamel

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