The peoject aims to strengthen the impacts of the comprehensive development on citizens’ lives using ICTs. The project supports the national plan through achieving two main outcomes:
1) Local economic development in Egypt is strengthened.
2) Active Citizenship and social communities are empowered.
ICT4CCD adapts four main objectives to foster the comprehensive development process in Egypt:
I - Enhance the growth of SMEs & social Entrepreneurs and build the capacities of youth: to support the creation of a healthy competitive business environment for micro, small and medium enterprises (M/SME), encourage social entrepreneurships, and increase jobs and incomes using ICT solutions.
II- Provide Integrated health, education, and community development and environment services to urban and rural communities: to build a knowledge society for the prosperity and well-being of Egyptian citizens using ICTs.
III- Create private sector employment opportunities for youth: to foster Income Generation through increasing self-employment and private sector’s employability opportunities for youth.
IV- Build Partnerships for Best Practices: to establish partnerships with the private sector, fostering existing partnerships with developmental institutions, and promoting South-South cooperation, with a special focus on collaboration with African nations as well as Middle East countries.