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Ribbon cutting at Ain Shams University Career Center
December 5, 2019

The Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University opened for business, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in close cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The establishment of this new Center is part of the long-standing commitment by the United States to support Egypt’s most important priorities, including producing high-quality applied research in energy, delivering world-class training in engineering, and driving innovation in Egypt’s energy sector, while meeting local challenges and contributing to economic growth.

Representatives pose together at Menoufia University
November 19, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Menoufia University on November 18 inaugurated a new Center for Career Development to help prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs. The Menoufia University Center will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries, to improve their skills, and to network with Egypt’s leading companies.

Woman pours a glass of water from faucet
November 19, 2019

On November 18, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Beni Suef Potable Water and Sanitation Company and Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater, inaugurated a wastewater collection system in Beni Suef. The new system will provide services for more than 17,500 households in Beni Suef.

USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin, Assiut Deputy Governor Amr Abdel Aal, Water Holding Company Chairman Eng. Mamdouh Raslan, and Assiut Water Company Chairman Mohamed Saleh inaugurate the Massara Water Treatment Plant in Assiut governorate.
October 28, 2019

In its ongoing effort to make a positive difference in the daily lives of Egyptians, the U.S. government has worked over the past forty years to support the Government of Egypt’s efforts to ensure that all Egyptians have access to clean water. On November 26, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Assiut Potable Water and Sanitation Company and Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater, inaugurated the Massara Water Treatment Plant and the Alexandria El Tahreer Wastewater Pump Station and Collection System in Assiut Governorate.

USAID/Egypt Deputy Mission Director Rebecca Latorraca celebrates with award-winning vocational school students at the Fanni Mobtaker competition.
October 17, 2019

On October 16, nine technical school teams received awards for their innovative ideas in the Fanni Mobtaker Innovation Competition sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Education and Technical Education, and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology. The top three prizes were awarded to Toqa Mahmoud Mohamed Mahmoud from Alexandria for her innovative food production technique; to Abdel Rahman Mohamed Abdel Salam and Omar Mahmoud Ramadan from Ismailia for their multi-purpose shipping container innovation; and to Emam Ali Emam Gomaa and Ahmed Hassan Abdel Moneim from Sharquia for their plastic and metal recycling machine. From over 2,000 applicants, 45 teams reached the final stage to present their plans and prototypes in sectors including logistics and renewable energy; industrial; and agriculture and tourism education.

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Last updated: August 11, 2021

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