The program seeks to achieve the special objective of improving the quality of life for the children at risk and their families through implementing a set of local public and private initiatives as well as their rights protection. It encourages these achievements and promotes new positive behaviours towards the children’s education. Children were provided with school grants to protect them against dropping out and enhance their formal education. The children and their families had their health status improved by providing them with medical eye glasses through the physician of the eye care convoys. On the other hand the project partner public organizations had their capacities built regarding the self assessment and how to carry out the clients’ satisfaction measurements in order to guarantee the quality of the provided services and the confronting obstacles.
The program conducted the following:
- Distributed footwear for the children from 2 years to 18 years old at the poor and marginalized local communities in order to achieve the objective of the children at risk program in Minia Governorate. Hence, the program distributed 8442 pairs of shoes of various sizes for boys and girls inside 21 local communities at Minia Governorate.
- 15 children’s families received their health care through providing them with the required medical eye glasses.
- 50 children received their educational rights through the school grants.
- Built the capacities of the governmental partners as well as the partner community based organizations regarding the self assessment in order to guarantee the quality of the provided services for the children and their families. They were given the clients’ satisfactory questionnaires on the provided services, their quality and accessibility.
- 31 working children were referred to obtain their rights to check up, treatment and other required services at the public authorities.
- Executed sports activities for 28 participants.
- Improved the economic status of 12 children’s families by providing them with loans and solidarity pensions.