Real estate developer SODIC said it will work with the non-profit organization (NGO) Man Ahyaha to expand access to schooling in underserved Egyptian communities, Invest-Gate reports.
The partnership aims to narrow learning gaps by supplying education to over 250 children aged 6-14 through two accredited schools in villages Behbeit and Baharwa.
Man Ahyaha’s holistic teaching methods include active learning, and integrating subjects and extracurricular activities.
The program also equips more than 60 young female teachers annually with skills. It’s created jobs and helped provide quality instruction, SODIC General Manager Ayman Amer said.
Investing in schooling yields the highest social returns, according to Amer. “We’re excited to extend our impact to rural areas, where support is especially important,” he said.
Education is a core focus of SODIC’s corporate social responsibility. Since its founding, the developer has aimed to better lives through initiatives over half of which involve schooling. The programs benefit about 9,000 families annually, Amer said.