Sunday 13 October 2019


This year, Save the Children’s moto for the International Day of the Girl is “Unscripted and Unstoppable Girl Force.” Today, more girls are getting educated, fewer are getting married or becoming mothers while still children, and more are gaining the skills they need to excel in their careers. Today, we are highlighting the story of two sisters who managed to break the boundaries set for girls within their society, by starting up their own business.

Sunday 8 September 2019

International Literacy Day: “There is so much a woman can do, and we are ready.”

In Egypt Save the Children works extensively on literacy programs with children, youth, and mothers – Egyptians, migrants, and refugees. Our Literate Village (LV), a four-year project funded by USAID, provides a model that breaks the cycle of inter-generational illiteracy in rural Egypt. By providing sustainable and effective learning approaches, LV fosters a culture of reading across communities and generations, and uses literacy and education to strengthen local community and governance structures. The experience of El-Heyeebi demonstrates the power of education to transform lives.

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Celebrating International Women’s Day

“Although this is my day, I drew a heart with my children inside it. Even on my day I am thinking of them!” said Mona, a mother of five who participated with us on International Women’s Day (IWD) in Assiut. 

Wednesday 9 January 2019

SC Egypt concludes Speak Up Campaign with the 16 Days of Activism

This year’s16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence were full of engaging activities involving participants and volunteers from different backgrounds and age groups.

Monday 29 October 2018

Lujain's Story

Lujain was only 16 years old when she fled Syria with her family and settled in Egypt. Being the eldest among 4 sisters and with a father who is unable to work; she had to work to generate income for her family.