In Egypt, a community foundation is attempting to create sustainable social impact through a longstanding but part-forgotten Islamic tradition – and discovering its own sustainable business model on the way.
International social enterprise programmes can be of huge support to local pioneers, but it’s not as simple as bringing experience from one country into another, as our DICE Young Storymaker Mathilda Mallinson reports.
An intensive training and support programme for under-20s aims to create Eygpt’s female social entrepreneurs of the future. The project’s leaders say they have high hopes based on the quality of the first initiatives.
The first ever detailed mapping of Egypt’s creative industries was completed this year. From Cairo, our Young Storymaker Nour Ibrahim explores why it matters – and what’s next for the country’s artists and entrepreneurs.