Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

by Farah Andil

If you’re between the ages of 18-23, then you’ve probably come across Omar Sharawy at some point in your Egyptian college life. 24-year-old Sharawy has been an inspiration to so many college – aged students for many years, before he popped up on our TV screens for the 57357 children’s cancer hospital ad.     Sharawy […]

Mohamed Ramadan Just Proved That You Cannot Please Egyptians, Ever

Mohamed Ramadan Just Proved That You Cannot Please Egyptians, Ever

  Mohamed Ramadan has just proved that he is, in fact, an actual ostoora. The Egyptian actor donated one million pounds to the New National Cancer Institute 500 500. Oh, and that’s not it. He also donated two million pounds to the Association of Friends of the National Cancer-Free Initiative.   He posted the pictures of the […]

Brilliant Ad by 500 500 Hospital Finally Gives Egyptians Something to Smile About

Brilliant Ad by 500 500 Hospital Finally Gives Egyptians Something to Smile About

  For the first time, we actually feel that we want to donate because we’re happy to do so,  not because we feel sad, nor  because we’ve been guilt-tripped. Ramadan is known for its heart-wrenching adverts, specifically when it comes to donation campaigns. The ads’ natures are usually depressing, dark and you always get the […]

Social Media Is Disgusted by Dalal Abdel Aziz’s Ramadan Ad.

Social Media Is Disgusted by Dalal Abdel Aziz’s Ramadan Ad.

Ramadan is not only the month of new TV series, new TV shows, it is also the release month for a wide variety of TV advertisements.   A particular genre of TV ads. – that is particularly popular in Ramadan – is the one pertaining to charity, and donating to charitable organizations and allocating resources […]

Rotaract Puts a Healthy Twist on Ramadan’s Charitable Spirit

Rotaract Puts a Healthy Twist on Ramadan’s Charitable Spirit

Rotaract Cairo Royal – a service club for young professionals aged 18 to 30 – will be putting together bags containing Ramadan’s basic food necessities. The bags will be given to less fortunate families and individuals around Egypt.   Although Rotaract Cairo Royal have been doing this for eight consecutive Ramadan seasons, this year is […]

Celebrities Just Sang Mohamed Mounir’s ‘3ali Sotak’ in Sign Language and It’s Beautiful

Celebrities Just Sang Mohamed Mounir’s ‘3ali Sotak’ in Sign Language and It’s Beautiful

  For the past few years, Egypt’s media has been flooding with campaigns to spread awareness about many chronic social and health conditions as breast cancer, autism, drug addiction, street children and many others. Today is just another lucky day when a new campaign is launched with a heartwarming message that sheds light on an issue that might […]

Egyptian Students Start ‘Sandwich 3l7eet’ Initiative Where Everyone Eats for Free

Egyptian Students Start ‘Sandwich 3l7eet’ Initiative Where Everyone Eats for Free

  Nothing is as refreshing as seeing younger generations use their limited resources and the power of social media to spread well. The latest viral good deed has been made by three Egyptian high school students, Muhammed Essam Abdou, Mohamed Essam, and Mohamed Magdy.   “Sandwich 3l7eet,” which translates to “Sandwich on the Wall,” is […]

Egyptian Woman Opens a Nursery in Hay El-Zabbalin and Here’s How You Can Help

Egyptian Woman Opens a Nursery in Hay El-Zabbalin and Here’s How You Can Help

  In a cruel world where everyone is out for themselves, it’s always refreshing to see someone who goes out of their way to help the less forunate. Hay El-Zabbalin (translates to The Garbage Neighborhood) is a shanty town at the base of Mokattam Hills on the outskirts of Cairo. Garbage collectors have made a living over the years in […]

Give Your Mom the Gift of Giving This Mother’s Day

Give Your Mom the Gift of Giving This Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day upon us, the feelings are once again very mixed with many Egyptians posting pictures of their mothers on social media, celebrating and spreading love, but forgetting the misery and pain of others who have lost their mothers or are unable to have children. This year, Misr El Kheir Foundation has partnered up with […]