Tuesday 27 September 2016

Dreams on the other side of the Mediterranean

Farouk* is a 16 year who is no longer at school. He lives in Beheira Governorate; which is one of the locations in Egypt where there is a large number of young people at risk of unsafe migration. He worked in several jobs and he has a passion to work as a plumber. He is now participating in one of Save the Children’s programs targeting vulnerable children at risk of taking the deadly journey to Europe by boat. Farouk comes from a poor family and always had a dream of traveling to Europe.

Wednesday 31 August 2016

Shifting Hope for a Brighter Future

Brother and sister: Eid (14) and Reda (12), grew up in a very poor household in Abnobe rural community near Asyut, Upper Egypt. They were pulled out of school before they could learn to read and write leaving them with limited possibilities of accessing decent livelihoods options and making better lives for themselves. They are now enrolled in Youth in Action program and, in this video, they share how the program has shifted their skills and hopes for the future in a bright new direction.

Friday 19 August 2016

Messages in World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is an annual reminder of the importance of humanitarian work globally. This year Save the Children commemorates the day by sharing special memories from our inspiring aid workers.

Sunday 10 July 2016

"Stand Up for More" is Now Viral

Today Save the Children and Johnson & Johnson launched an online campaign as part of their global partnership campaign named “Stand up for more” that started 2 years ago.

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.