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Reviving Egyptian Waqf to Catalyze Social Change

Reviving Egyptian Waqf to Catalyze Social Change | Égypt-actus | Scoop.it

Change starts when citizens start asking questions to solve local issues, and themselves try to find new alternatives to traditional work methods. 

The idea of Waqfeyat Al-Maadi Community Foundation began when Founder Marwa Al-Dali started reconsidering and studying the methods adopted in development work and its funding in Egypt, and placing them within the framework of social entrepreneurship and sustainability.

 

After noticing that there is a gap between social endowment and development work priorities, she created the foundation as an independent non-profit community in 2007, to reinvent Islamic endowment (or Waqf) in a modern way, using funds derived from Zakat and tithing to improve living standards in Cairo's Al-Maadi neighborhood. 

 

The idea behind Waqfeyat is to get citizens directly involved in improving neighborhoods based on the needs of local residents (...)

 

Challenges to Development Work
Development work and social endowment face a lot of challenges in Egypt, namely dependence on external financing, and the fact that most Egyptians are not involved in civil society. 

 

More on:http://www.wamda.com/2013/03/reviving-egyptian-waqf-to-catalyze-social-change

 

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Protestation des employés d’IDEALموظفو شركة ايديال ينضمون وقفة امام مجلس الدولة لإعادة ملكيتها للحكومة | الدولة

Protestation des employés d’IDEALموظفو شركة ايديال ينضمون وقفة امام مجلس الدولة لإعادة ملكيتها للحكومة | الدولة | Égypt-actus | Scoop.it

ينظم العاملون بشركة ايديال للأجهزة الكهربائية وقفة احتجاجية امام مجلس الدولة، للمطالبة بعودة مكلية الشركة بكامل اسهمها للحكومةينظم العاملون بشركة ايديال للأجهزة الكهربائية وقفة احتجاجية امام مجلس الدولة، للمطالبة بعودة مكلية الشركة بكامل اسهمها للحكومة

 

Les employés de l’électroménager IDEAL, organisent une protestation devant le Conseil des Ministres contre la « privatisation » de la compagnie. 

 

Ils avaient intenté un procès devant le Tribunal administratif,  réclamant le retour de la compagnie et ses actions à l’Etat, pour éviter leur licenciement.  

 

 

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