Sector Social Protection
Program/Project Title Poverty Alleviation through Creating Low-Cost Jobs in the Solid Waste System in Greater Cairo
Budget EGP 2,198,200.00
Duration 24 months
End date December 2010
Geographical Target Area Manshiet Nasser and Ezbet El-Nakhl Zabbaleen Settlements neighborhoods in the greater Cairo Region
Applicant Agency International Centre for Environment and Development (ICED)
Implementing Agency ICED
Short Description of the Initiative This project is geared towards helping with poverty alleviation by creating around 300 low-cost jobs through upgrading municipal solid waste recycling workshops & establishing maintenance workshops for the upgraded ones in Zabbaleen settlement of Manchiet Nasser and Ezbet el Nakhl.
Target Beneficiaries Recycling and maintenance workshops owners
Expected Results 1.      Create four hundred and five jobs at the cost of around 6000 EGP per job, upgrade one hundred and nine existing recycling workshops and provide required tools for ten maintenance workshops; providing maintenance equipment & tools (lathe, Mobile Cutting Machine, Mobile Drilling Machine, etc.).

2.      Trained workshops owners and workers on safety procedures

3.      Improved environment in the targeted areas through reducing emissions

Type of Interventions –          Training in Safety procedures and recycling;

–          Purchase of recycling equipment (lathe, Mobile Cutting Machine, Mobile Drilling Machine)

Contacts Person Prof. Mostafa K. Tolba
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