Stories


Artificial Intelligence is leaving no one behind: Accessible Chatbot for deaf and hearing-impaired persons

Wasel, which means in Arabic connected, is an automated testing service that uses chatbot and artificial intelligence technology in sign language to enable access to information for the hearing…  


How can we encourage positive behaviors during a pandemic?

UNDP Egypt’s Innovation Lab is working to encourage positive behavior change during the pandemic to reduce and mitigate the risks of COVID-19.  


Women in Upper Egypt stepping up to stop the spread of COVID-19

Upper Egypt Women are producing medical masks to help combat the spread of COVID-19  


Untouchable Digital Business Cards for UNDP Personnel in Egypt

Digital Transformation at the time of COVID-19  


Strengthening the resilience of host communities of Syrian refugees

Since the onset of the Syrian crisis, Egypt has been a destination for refugees with nearly half a million Syrians currently living in the country, out of which approximately 120,000 are registered…  


Getting to the heart of Communities

As the sun appeared over the horizon, a group from the Enterprise development Agency (Mashareea Masr) Development Agency and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) headed to Alexandria…  


Farmers access to new sources of energy in Egypt

Hamada Hassan, a farmer in Fayoum governorate in Upper Egypt. Like many farmers in Upper Egypt, they still use outdated agricultural practices and rely on expensive sources of energy which hinder…  


Save energy…Save money

If you know there is a solution to save energy and save money, would you do it? The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is addressing the energy sector challenges to support the development…  


Cleaner is Better

The “black cloud” is the vernacular term that Egyptians have coined to refer to a recurring problem of air pollution. One significant contributor to air pollution in Egypt is the charcoal industry.  


Landmine victims or agents of change: The story of an empowered woman

After her husband’s landmine accident 20 years ago, Haja Najia’s life changed dramatically. At the age of 56, Haja Najia is the main bread winner of a 10-person family.  

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