Tuesday 15 March 2016

5 years old on the the 5th anniversary of the Syrian conflict

5 year old Shahd* and her sister Marah*, 13, came to Egypt from Syria with their family nearly three years ago. Both girls now attend Save the Children’s child friendly space where they have become talkative again and are always excited to visit the Center and play with their friends.

Friday 20 November 2015

A celebration of children's rights in Egypt

Universal Children’s Day is marked every year on the 20th of November. To commemorate this important celebration of children’s rights across the world, Save the Children has produced this short video showing the positive impact our child friendly spaces are having on children in Egypt.

Tuesday 18 August 2015

Inspiring Humanity (Video)

Fadwa Mostafa, a Sudanese refugee, is a Health Worker at one of Save the Children’s Child and Family Centers for Egyptian and refugee children.

Monday 17 August 2015

Sharing Humanity on World Humanitarian Day

Hala* is a Syrian refugee from Aleppo who now lives in Obour, Greater Cairo. She works as a facilitator at a Child and Family Centre run by Save the Children with funding from UNHCR, providing recreational activities and emotional support for Egyptian and refugee children. Hala always had an instinct that her calling in life would be to do humanitarian work.

Wednesday 27 May 2015

A new start for Samira

Tall for her age and quietly confident, 13-year-old Samira* loves coming to Save the Children's center. “When I’m here at the center I feel like I’m in Sudan. I have lots of friends here at the center. I’ve also made Egyptian friends here as well," she says.