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The Refugee Leadership Training Project was initiated by the Center for Arab-West Understanding with support by EO Metterdaad in 2019 with a mission to support community development amongst refugees in Cairo. The RLT project commenced in February 2020 and was completed in spring 2021. The project...
Unlike the Netherlands, there are no social security benefits for refugees in Egypt, a country that is already struggling with close to 30% of the population living below the new global poverty line that has been set at $2.15 using 2017 prices. This means that anyone living on less than $2.15 a day...
Q: Can you introduce yourself? A: A: I am Abduselam Abdella, one of the founders of the Faysal Community School. We opened in the academic year 2018-2019. Our school has three regular school branches and one technical school. Our main branch is Kafr Thazmos branch. This is where everything started...
I am Yassir, I am Eritrean and an engineer by profession, and I am the primary director of the Al-Tani branch.  I also designed the website for the school, and I am in charge of another branch that we have, the Faysal Sudanese Technical school in Cairo which was opened in the year 2021-2022. The...
This interview was, in my view, a mess. The principal, Silvio, does not know English, so he brought a translator, a teacher from his English department, his English was, in my view, very bad and I barely could understand him. I had the opportunity to meet with 3 students in the English section,...
Q: Can you explain to me about your learning centers? A: Well, I have two branches, one here in Maadi and one in Ain-Shams. I decided to open my own institution in 2017 and I opened first in Ain-Shams. Before this, I used to be a teacher at Modern Education Center for Sudanese in Matariya. After I...
Q: Can you introduce yourself? A: My name is Nichola, I am from South Sudan. I am the principal of El-Matariya Adventist Sudanese School. We are finding many challenges. The main challenge to our school was COVID-19. Our students lost one semester, and then after the summer of 2020, we wanted to do...
Q: Why did you open this center? A: We decided to open this center in 2011 because we realized that children from the refugee community were especially vulnerable to not receiving an education. First of all, because most of their parents did not receive an education. Secondly, most of the refugee...
Q: Can you give me some information about the origins of this school? A: The school was founded in September 2016 and the founder is Mrs. Cecilia and her husband. The school used to be in  South Sudan, and due to the war in 2016, they were forced to move to Cairo. So in December 2016, they came...
Alfred Nadu: We actually wanted to locate the school in Maadi but the location was not really good. Here it is close to Ain Shams metro station so they are safe from Sudanese gangs, and here there is also a very big South-Sudanese refugee community, so we have community members around here. Q:...

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