Cairo, Egypt: SODIC celebrated a huge milestone for Educate Me - one of its key corporate citizenship programs - when Educate Me signed a cooperation protocol with the Ministry of Education on Monday to support in transforming education nation-wide. The scope of the protocol entails all public, technical and community schools, targeting students from all educational levels and all school staff and faculty.
The signing ceremony took place at the Ministry of Education and was attended by Dr. Tarek Shawky, Minister of Education, Dr. Reda Hegazy, Head of the Public Education Sector and key public figures from the education field as well as Mohamed Fawzy El Haw, Co-founder of Educate Me and Yasmin Helal, The Founder and CEO of the Foundation.
Commenting on the signing Magued Sherif SODIC’s Managing Director said “by partnering with the ministry Educate Me is effecting impact on a nationwide scale. We couldn’t be more proud of having walked this journey with Educate Me over the past six years and up to this big moment”.
Educate-Me is a non-profit organization that develops education curricula in its community school in Talbeya, offering teacher training to both private and public school educators to scale its impact beyond the boundaries of one slum in Cairo. With the support of SODIC and Alfanar, Educate-Me has provided quality education to over 45,000 beneficiaries annually over the past three years. Alfanar is SODIC’s partner, together they have been working to effect sustainable development in marginalized communities in Egypt since 2009.
SODIC is one of the region’s leading real estate development companies and is currently developing a number of diversified projects in Egypt. SODIC’s developments range from residential, retail, commercial and large scale mixed-use city centers in east and west Cairo and Egypt’s north coast. SODIC is listed on the Cairo Stock Exchange (Ticker OCDI). For more information please visit www.sodic.com
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