CEOSS’ Children at Risk Program aims to improve the quality of life of vulnerable children and their families in some of Egypt’s poorest and most marginalized communities. Initiatives as part of this project are implemented by public, private, local, and national organizations in order to improve the lives of children at risk and educate them about their rights. Current initiatives include reaching children about their rights and making positive contributions to society, helping vulnerable children have access to education, providing health services for the children and their families, and building the capacities of government and non-government institutions to better serve these children.
- 25 working children joined the children’s club. This club allowed them to learn about their rights, develop dialogue skills, and take part in arts activities.
- 53 cadre, psychologists, and social workers had their capacities built to help working children effectively.
- 144 working children took part in a sports and technical camps.
- 3 street children joined day time reception centers.
- 9 children at risk participated in an artistic workshop.
- 12 children participated in an awareness raising meeting addressing the rights of children and the importance of education.
- 14 children took part in daily sports activities to learn about cooperation and team work.
- 5 members of the Al Khifa Protection committee had heir capacities built to held children at risk.
- 33 working children participated in Saturday hobby classes to practice their hobbies and talents.
- 37 working children received medical examinations.