Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki CEOSS General Director visited the Annual CEOSS Development Achievements Fair in Minia accompanying a delegation of public figures, intellectuals, and media professionals. Among the prominent attendees are General Salah Ziada (Minia Governor), Dr. Ahmed El-Borai (former Minister of Social Solidarity), president of the General Federation of Civil Society Associations in Egypt.
The visit aimed at presenting CEOSS achievements in the field of development to serve the citizens and the community in Minia in order to improve the quality of life for the poor and marginalized and enable them to access their rights.
The visit, which lasted over two days, began with Talla village in Minia, where the delegation visited live models of some of the services CEOSS provides, such as medical and ophthalmological convoys and mobile unit for maintenance of prosthetics devices highly equipped to help in the recruitment of unemployed youth through filling out forms for each unemployed and link them to the opportunities available with the private sector through communication between the Authority and private sector companies. The delegation also met some partnering NGOs such as Talla Community Development Association and introduced its experience and cooperation in areas of health, agriculture, environment, education, economic development and rehabilitation for persons with disabilities, and the most important services provided in the past year.
Then, a public conference was held in Itsa Village where more than 1000 beneficiaries participated in the presence of Minia governor, where he visited an exhibition of CEOSS achievements in all fields and was presented models and success stories of beneficiaries. successful models of private associations partner were honored as well as beneficiaries of CEOSS services.
In his speech, the governor expressed his appreciation and thanks to CEOSS management on the efforts made to serve all Minia citizens without distinction, and wished to see many models following CEOSS approach to serve the nation. Dr. Andrea thanked all attendees including official bodies, NGOS and beneficiaries for coming and for their continued cooperation.
Finally, CEOSS awarded the governor of Minia as an appreciation and thanks for the efforts and cooperation of all government agencies in Minia.