In addition to providing practical opportunities for economic empowerment, ALEXBANK and its partners seek to improve quality access to inclusive education, equipping local communities with the tools to innovative development solutions. Our initiatives have thus far enabled the introduction of quality education to less fortunate communities, teacher workshops, technical trainings for professionals, and infrastructure upgrading.
Transformational Teaching Program
With the objective of designing and delivering professional development programs for teachers working in governmental schools, the program offers teachers practical training on best practices in dealing with children in the classroom. To date, the project has directly impacted the development of 3,500 teachers and indirectly 26,200 students.
Partners: Educate Me and MetLife Foundation
Cotton for Life
Aiming to revive Egypt’s “White Gold”, long-staple cotton. In a partnership with Filmar Nile Textiles, ALEXBANK embarked on a long journey that tackles all challenges faced by famers, agriculture students and producers of cotton-made garments. The project has benefitted more than 1300 students, 100 teachers, 100 technicians, 40 farmers and 60 designers.
Partners: Filmar Nile Textiles under the auspices of the Ministries of Agriculture and Trade & Industry
Eastern Saft Preparatory School
ALEXBANK embarked on a transformational program to develop both infrastructural as well as educational and human development programs in Saft el Sharkeya school in Beni Swief – Upper Egypt. The project outcomes included increasing the capacity of the school by 35%, the space of the school playground by 40%, transforming it to a mixed school (2 genders), including students with disabilities and ensuring accessibility of the building.
Partners: Takatof Association for Development
Craft and communication project
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Solidarity, ALEXBANK signed a memorandum of understanding with "Star Care Egypt" and "Tawasol" Association to launch the "Craft and Tawasul" initiative, which financed the new community school "Tawasol" in Istabl Antar, Old Cairo. Through this partnership, Tawasul Association a new school to accommodate up to 500 students from the region between the ages of 8 and 16 to enable them to access various educational services in the sectors of education, vocational training and performing arts. ALEXBANK and Star Care Egypt took part in financing a floor of the new school, providing spaces for workshops where students will learn the arts and skills of handicrafts.
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