Sector Social Affairs
Program/Project Title Actions for vulnerable children. Improving capacities for enhancing interventions
Location Greater Cairo
Duration 27 months
Start – End date 01.01.2010-31.03.2013
Budget EGP 4,090,905.00
Aid Channel Italian-Egyptian Debt Swap Programme – II Phase
Type of Support Grant
Applicant/Local Counterpart Ricerca e Cooperazione (RC)
Implementing Institution RC
Description The vulnerability of children is an issue that Egypt has been facing for years, and most especially in Cairo, where the Egyptian Government as well as national and international organisations are working on addressing vulnerable children.

The project aims at: i) contributing to the reduction of the obstacles preventing rehabilitation and reintegration of vulnerable children; ii) improving the efficiency and effectiveness of small NGOs/CSOs interventions on the field; iii) and improving the wellbeing of families.

Expected Results 1.      Capacities and coordination of NGOs-CSOs in rehabilitation of vulnerable children enhanced

2.      Capacities of NGOs-CSOs’ staff to manage and distribute micro-loans strengthened

Target Beneficiaries Direct beneficiaries: NGOs/CSOs and field workers and families.

Indirect beneficiaries: Inhabitants of poor area of Cairo and vulnerable children

Reference Contacts dsassistant@cairo.esteri.it