Sue-Ellen Foundation to Fund the Education of 3 Female Graduates in Egypt

Sue-Ellen Foundation to Fund the Education of 3 Female Graduates in Egypt

by Farah Andil

How to Get Away with Murder, Suits, Boston Legal, or even Better Call Saul – What all these shows have in common is a badass lawyer! And who doesn’t want to have a sassy comeback for every argument, a classy look and defend people’s rights all at the same time. That’s why Egyptian lecturer, Sue […]

Waslet Kheir Is Here to Change the Way We Experience Ramadan

Waslet Kheir Is Here to Change the Way We Experience Ramadan

Ramadan is the time of the year when many of the more fortunate Egyptians feel the need to give back to society. That desire manifests itself in different ways, including setting up ma2edat rahmans (iftar tables), donating to charity organizations and much more.     Established in 2005, Waslet Kheir NGO is known for the […]

Why We All Need to Be More Like Non-Profit Organization ‘Acts of Kindness’

Why We All Need to Be More Like Non-Profit Organization ‘Acts of Kindness’

by Omar ElMezeny

  No feeling can ever compare to making someone else feel happy. Which is why it brings us so much joy to find out that Acts of Kindness exists.   👧❤ #actsofkindness #volunteer #happy #love A post shared by ACTS OF KINDNESS (@acts.of.kindness.movement) on Feb 8, 2017 at 11:15pm PST   Acts of Kindness is […]

This Egyptian Orchestra That Embraces the Visually Impaired Is The Most Inspiring Thing You’ll See Today

This Egyptian Orchestra That Embraces the Visually Impaired Is The Most Inspiring Thing You’ll See Today

By Amira Gamal

 Al-Nour Wal-Amal (Arabic for Light and Hope) Chamber Orchestra,  known as “The fourth pyramid of Giza,” “The human miracle,” and “The ambassadors of Egypt”,  was the first association  in the Middle East to put the spot on the care, education and the vocational training of blind girls and women. It was founded in 1954 by a […]

These Muslim Americans Prove That Ramadan Connects Us All

These Muslim Americans Prove That Ramadan Connects Us All

Every Ramadan, NGO Islamic Relief USA delivers food packages to 30 countries around the world. In a form of displaying the beauty and diversity of Ramadan around the globe, Islamic Relief USA decided to share the stories of 30 Muslims from all over the world and how their heritage and traditions are intertwined in their Ramadan and Eid […]

8 Arabs That’ll Inspire You to Dream Big This Ramadan

8 Arabs That’ll Inspire You to Dream Big This Ramadan

Ramadan is the time of year for finding ones self and finding a deeper meaning in the world itself. But sometimes, we struggle to find a reason to do better for ourselves and for others. Alas we are in a region that fosters talent, creativity, and compassion in the form of Arab role models, whether […]

Israel Is Making Ramadan a Living Hell for Palestinians and Here’s Why

Israel Is Making Ramadan a Living Hell for Palestinians and Here’s Why

  Ramadan is a tough time for many this summer, with long fasting hours, extreme heat, and spiritual reflection, but in Palestine, surviving is a struggle. In traditional in-humane Israeli fashion, the clean water supply to a large part of the West Bank has been cut off because it wouldn’t be Ramadan in Palestine without Israel […]

Palestinian NGO Makes a Beautiful #Promise4Syria’s Kids This Ramadan

Palestinian NGO Makes a Beautiful #Promise4Syria’s Kids This Ramadan

  For 25 years the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund has been working around the region to help heal the wounds of war and occupation. The organization doesn’t take day offs, especially not in Ramadan. This holy month, the PCRF is focusing on a very special case that needs an abundance of love and charity, Syrian children. […]

PCRF To Treat Kids With Cancer in Gaza For Free!

PCRF To Treat Kids With Cancer in Gaza For Free!

  Many of us have a scarce recollection of our early childhood, for eight-year-olds in Gaza it’s hard to erase the horrific images of the three wars they’ve witnessed since birth. Beside the dangers of living under Israeli siege, livelihood is extremely poor, (Gaza is running out of clean water) and healthcare is luxury; it’s tragedy […]

9 Reasons Why Every Egyptian Needs to Know About NGO CISV

9 Reasons Why Every Egyptian Needs to Know About NGO CISV

By Jummana Radwan

For those of you who don’t know what CISV is, it’s a global organization that is dedicated to educating and spreading peace around the whole world by building global friendships. Egypt has been blessed with CISV for the past 60 years. Every summer CISV sends a passionate group of young Egyptians to destinations all around the world, giving them the […]