Good Deeds for Basic Needs

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

The Desert Development Corridor Project: Miracle or Myth?

by Zeinab Abul Gheit The Desert Development Corridor Project (DCP) is the brainchild of Dr. Farouk El Baz, Director of Remote Sensing Center at Boston...

Noon Creative Enterprise Raises Awareness on FGM in Minya

by Eleonora Vio photos courtesy of Noon Creative Enterprise Although in Behi Mahdi, a sleepy village in the outskirts of Minya, as well as in most...

Q&A with Fashion and Film Expert YOUMNA SOROUR

by Tanya El KashefSeeing as November is the month of cinema and fashion in Cairo, Community Times sat down with an expert on both...

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...

A bank with lofty ideals

Currently, the national poverty rate in Egypt is 22% of the population which corresponds to approximately 20 million Egyptians living on less than 2...

An eye on women in the media

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

Takatof Association for Development: Building schools for performance improvement

                by Marwa Farouk Public School Make overs:Staggering Results Imagine a couple of low-rise buildings, adjacent to one other, with...

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...

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...

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