1- Education is power initiative
The initiative aims to educate illiterate people to improve their education that is reflected on the various aspects of political, social and economic life and aims at equipping 40,000 illiterate citizens with reading and writing skills in Minia, Beni-suef, Cairo, Giza and Qalyoubia governorates in partnership with Vodafone and other civil society actors.
- 3,762 learners have passed the final tests of the General Authority for Adult Education (2,815 males – 947 females), thus reaching a total of 26,660 learners who have successfully passed the test of the General Organization for Adult Education.
- 15,000 learners were registered in literacy classes during the month of August and September in coordination with the General Authority for Adult Education.
- 500 persons from the Ministries and the Community Leaders participated in the graduation ceremony of 15,000 learners at Cairo, Qalyoubia and Minia
Project for Developing Poor and Marginalized Communities, Supporting Small Initiatives, and Empowering Civil Society Organizations:
CEOSS seeks to improve the quality of life in poor and marginalized communities by supporting small initiatives, and empowering community based development organizations to activate their role in achieving social, economic and cultural development.
During July, the following was achieved:
A- Organizing Communities:
3 elected committees were organized via transparent elections in 3 governorates (Minia, Cairo and Beni-suef) represented by women and men based on the selection criteria with certain regulations governing the election process.
In the framework of the partnership with the concerned governmental organizations to address poverty issues, 3 Cooperation Protocols with Directorate of Education were signed at the level of 3 Governorates (Minia, Cairo and Beni-suef) to implement the project intervention with 27 schools, as well as a cooperation Protocol with the General Authority for Literacy and Adult education and partner CBOs.
C- General achievements:
1- club classes for 20 children were opened (8 Males + 12 Females)
2- 6 classes for 90 learners ( 42 Males and 48 Females ) aiming at raising their capacities and skills in reading and writing
3- 5 Training workshops were conducted to 128 persons including teachers of the literacy classes, social workers, school mangers and deputies.