Masr Works Youth Centers

What is this project about?


In partnership with Microsoft Egypt and the Egyptian Ministry of Youth. This project aims to empower Egyptian youth and help them realize their opportunities through capacity building, job placement and entrepreneurship.    The project creates institutionalized centers for the online employability portal www.ta3mal.com at the MOY centers in Egypt transforming the centers to provide full employability echo-system from career advising, training, job placement and entrepreneurship for the youth population in the 21st century.  

The project will allow the centers to foster the development of entrepreneurial skills and to promote creativity, personal initiative and independent thinking among young people bridging the gap between the educational system and the job market needs in Egypt.

Who finances this project?


Microsoft

UNDP

Ministry of Youth

Delivery in previous fiscal year



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Project Overview
Status:
Ongoing
Project start date:
2014
Estimated end date:
2015
Geographic coverage:
Cairo, Assuit, Luxor, Menuoufia, Alexandria and Suez
Focus Areas:
Poverty Reduction
MDG:
Goal 1- Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Goal2- Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Project Officer:
Maria Tarancon
Partners
Microsoft, Ministry of Youth, Social Fund for Development and Silatech