Fa3el Kheir: Your Ticket to Reliable Charity

Egypt has been facing a lot of hardships over the past three years.  It goes without saying that the deteriorating economic condition of the...

AkzoNobel Renovates Public School for Special Needs Children

AkzoNobel, a leading global paints company, brought cheer to the students at the ‘El-Tarbia EL-Fikrya Public School for Special Needs Children’ in 6th of...

Q&A with Lobbyist Rasha Kenawi

By Rana Kamaly Photos courtesy of Rasha KenawiOne of the founders of the Public Front for the Suez Canal Zone, Rasha Kenawi is an economic...

The Art of Listening

Befrienders Cairo - The Middle East’s only suicide prevention organization.Sometimes in life you feel that you are totally on your own, even with your...

An eye on women in the media

     by Yasmine NazmyLong known as a hub for media production in the Middle East, Egypt’s cinema repertoire spans decades of films...

Combating Denial & Shame

With assault and rape becoming alarmingly common in downtown Cairo, many initiatives have sprung up to combat sexual violence against women. CT speaks to three groups about their experiences fighting sexual harassment.

Good Deeds for Basic Needs

by Ola El Soueini photos courtesy of Sarah Moussa SoueiniImagine waking up every morning without water in your tap, money in your pocket, a roof...

SPEAK AND LISTEN

Many of us would prefer not to attend to street children especially with the current lack of security on Egyptian streets. We mistakenly think that all street children are thugs whom we - not only neglect - but also degrade. Yet a young group of people decided to take a very different stand with those children whom they refuse to call “street children” but rather “homeless children”.

National Council for Women Recent Program Enhancing Egyptian Women’s Political Participation

   Community Times spoke to Naglaa El Adly, head of Research and Studies Department at the National Council for Women, about the council’s...

Investment in First Caregiver Qualification Begins to Yield

           The first trimester of Egypt’s first vocational childcare qualification offered at Amaan Training Center  - Wataneya Society for the Development of Orphanages and accredited...

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