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Sawiris Foundation for Social Development

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Founded  2001
Location  Garden City Cairo
Type  Non-profit
Website  Official website
Key people  Mohamed I Shaker (Chairman) Ismail Serageldin (Vice-Chairman)
Slogan  What we do...Projects and Programs

Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (Arabic: مؤسسة ساويرس للتنمية الإجتماعية) is an Egyptian charity organization linked with the Sawiris Family established in 2001 and a prominent institution of economic and social aid in Egypt.

Its activities include:

  • Creating projects that provide job opportunities for Egyptians
  • Training particularly in economic sectors and professions that are not adequately available in the Egyptian market
  • Placement of qualified Egyptians in the job market
  • Scholarships in various colleges and universities with particular programs for scholarships at Queen Mary at University of London and at ETH Zurich.
  • Since 2005, the foundation also distributes annual literary prizes under the name Sawiris Foundation Awards for Egyptian Literature (in Arabic جائزة مؤسسة ساويرس للأدب المصري) in novels, story collections, short stories, best scenario on long feature movies, best first-time scenario written for cinema. Among the recent winners is novelist Reem Bassiouney.

    References

    Sawiris Foundation for Social Development Wikipedia


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