In Pics: Haya Karima dispatches humanitarian aid convoys to Aswan



Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 12:19 GMT


Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 12:19 GMT

Aswan hit by heavy floods

Aswan hit by heavy floods

CAIRO - 20 November 2021: The Haya Karima (Decent Life) Foundation announced that humanitarian aid convoys arrived in Aswan Saturday to provide aid for the people recently affected by a wave of bad weather.

The convoys, dispatched in cooperation with the Egyptian Food Bank, included 10,000 boxes of foodstuffs and in-kind aid, the foundation said in a press release.

The owners of damaged homes were also supplied with home appliances and furniture, it added. 


The initiative includes promoting the "Decent Life" national project for developing the Egyptian countryside among foreign circles with the help of Egyptian students studying overseas, the minister said.

The total number of villages targeted by the ‘Decent Life’ initiative is 4,600 lying across 20 governorates. Half of those are located in Upper Egypt, including Fayoum, Beni Suef, Menya, Sohag, Asyut, Luxor and Aswan. The rest are located in Delta, having Qalyoubeya, Damietta, Beheira, Menoufeya, Gharbia, and Sharqia.


The goals of the initiatives are as follows:

Rehabilitating houses, building ceilings for houses that lack them, and building residential communities in villages in need.Connecting the houses to water supply, wastewater, natural gas, and electricity networks.Introducing infrastructure necessary for micro-enterprises.Providing medical services, building hospitals and healthcare units, and equipping them with the necessary devices and medical staff.Operating medical caravans, and offering prosthetics.Improving the quality of schools, and nurseries, and establishing literacy classrooms.Expanding economic empowerment, vocational training, and employment through micro, small, and medium enterprises.Establishing industrial, and craft complexes.Bolstering food supply chains, and providing subsidized food.




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