• 10 years of milk collection centers

    “Selling milk is considered a shameful act in rural areas of Upper Egypt. For locals, selling milk means that households are in need. Despite the shame, Nadia Mahmoud walked out to sell milk to the milk collection center (MCC)...
  • Fatma, an 11-year old student leads the way in school students’ union

    At CARE, we believe in educating motivated young women to become compassionate leaders in their communities. We are committed to teaching leadership skills to every student in public schools in areas where we work. Girls participation in extracurricular activities, like...
  • A journey from loneliness and distress to hope and strength, Reem tells her story

    In 2017, Reem Mohamed, a (33) Syrian woman, fled with her husband and two children as war engulfed her country. Reem is a young Syrian woman, married with two children, who have been living in Egypt since then. Reem is originally from Damascus countryside,  had to move to the capital, Damascus, when her village was declared a...
  • Mona

    Though asylum seeking may protect one from the devastating physical consequences of war, the psychological impact is inevitable. “It is as if I have left the strong, confident Arabic teacher back whom I used to be back in Syria, all...
  • A Great Story Behind

    KL is a 17 year old Syrian adolescent who moved to Cairo after the war took place in Syria. As all Syrians who were forced to leave their homes, remembers the exact date in which he left his home on...
  • Nesma Ramadan from marginalized divorced woman to successful entrepreneur

    Once married ten years ago, Nesma was a housewife. After a three-month marriage, Nesma got divorced. Since that time, she did not have anyone to support her financially. Her father passed away. Her brother helps but he still needs to meet the needs of...
  • Khadra Mostafa selling homemade soap for her neighbors

    What could EGP100/ a day do for a family of seven members? Khadra Mostafa, a married woman living with her husband and five children in Dayrout El-Sherif village, Assiut governorate. The oldest girl is 16 years old is getting...
  • Youth champion community-based monitoring in Assiut and Beni-Suef

    210 young men and women have been engaged in monitoring the performance of local grassroots organizations in Beni-Suef and Assiut during Hayat Kareema project period (2016- 2019). The community-based monitoring model is designed to build trust between CARE and...
  • Machinery increase yields, value-added agriculture products

    Agriculture in Egypt lacks machinery and equipment to improve the production process. Aware of such an issue, the EU- funded project, Hayat Kareema, accepted proposals of local CDAs and cooperatives for buying machinery that meet the needs of farmers’...
  • Zeinab

    Zeinab, a sister to six brothers, sits proudly in her renovated classroom. “Our school has transformed”. “The school’s conditions were horrible in the past; we only had one bathroom serving the whole school, we had no courage or mechanism to...
  • TODAY.. CARE IS TURNING 72 YEARS OF IT’S GLOBAL OPERATIONS AND 63 IN EGYPT

    Today, CARE is turning 72 years of it’s global operations and work globally “Defending Dignity, Fighting Poverty”. while CARE International in Egypt turned 63 today as we have proudly been in Egypt since 1954.
  • Wedad Nouman

    “I’m tired”, she said even before introducing herself to us, It came from her heart and her exhausted features asserted it. Time has had its toll on her wrinkled face and she looked 100 years old. Her name is Wedad Nouman,...
  • Sondos

    In Minya, like many conservative rural areas, girls are usually not allowed to play or take part in schools’ activities. Sondos, an 11 years old girl, attending one of the beneficiary schools of “My School and I” project, had a...
  • Shahira

    Passion is all what you see in their eyes, which are carefully following her hands and face, moving together in harmony. You immediately sense the love and tenderness she has to them, to an extent which would make you question...
  • Hind

    From the womb of pain hope must be born, and hope was all what she owns. Styling her relatives and close friends was not only her passion, but her mean for leading a decent life, along with her husband, the...
  • Sarah

    Sarah is a member in “El-Nour” group in Nidah village, Ikhmim, Sohag. She is a student in a technical secondary school and the middle daughter in a family of 8 members. Sarah is a beautiful girl, but she suffers from stuttering...
  • Ali – My School and I

    On the Western bank of the River Nile, resides 12 year-old “Aly” with his four siblings in Minya governorate. Unlike most students his age, Aly is impressed with the developed standard of his school and the improvements it has witnessed...
  • Khadija

    “You are as precious as a star, no one is like you”. Khadija, who is a sixth grader and the Secretary of the school’s student union empowers her colleagues in Minya, Upper Egypt with those words. Despite her young age,...
  • CONTRACT SIGNAGE CELEBRATION FOR “WOMEN EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION PROGRAMME” PROJECT

    CARE International Egypt and UN Women organized an event on 6th December 2017 under the USAID funded “Women’s Employment Promotion Programme: safe and secure workplaces for women in the agriculture sector”. Contract Signage Celebration for “Women Employment Promotion Programme” project...
  • Viola

    Her shiny eyes and mesmerizingsmile reflect her strong personality, which clearly shows when she speaks. Viola, 11 years old, is the youngest of two brothers, and an active student within her school. Through My School and I project, Viola’s school went...
  • Survived by raising chicken, Dalia Moawad tells her story

    Dalia Moawad, a mother of five children, two of them from a previous marriage of her husband, tells us her story about how raising chicken saved her and her family. She lives in Melaheyat Sa’id village, Beni Suef. Her...
  • Aida, hairdresser and stylist in Al-Ezzeya village

    Aida Shafik introduced herself as an illiterate housewife and mother of three children. At least this is how she used to be. Aida lives with her husband and children in Al-Ezzeya village, Manfalot disctrict (Markaz) since over 10 years...
  • Filtering and packaging, another example of machinery use in agriculture

    Filtering and packaging is another example of introducing machinery in agriculture sector. Beni Suef governorate produces vegetables and fruits allocated for exportation. However, filtering and packaging process took place outside of the governorate which previously led to yield losses....