Egypt's unemployment increases to 7.4% in Q1 2021: CAPMAS    Egypt's Trade Minister outlines customs clearance conditions for imported electric vehicles    Egypt raises readiness at university hospitals for Eid Al-Fitr holidays    Egypt develops Suez Canal in line with international trade movement: Al-Sisi    Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UN discuss latest developments in Jerusalem    Egypt's stocks end higher on Tuesday, benchmark EGX 30 edges up 0.77%    Abu Dhabi's Aldar looking for more deals in Egypt's real estate sector – CEO    Rid-hailing Careem, Uber raise fares after fuel hikes    Opinion| Selection bias model    Egypt's Parliament discusses abolishing imprisonment for female debtors    India to procure 300k Remdesivir doses from Egypt's Eva Pharma    Arab Observatory for Human Rights condemns Israeli violations in Jerusalem    Egypt will locally manufacture first 2m Sinovac vaccine doses by June-end    Vax Live concert exceeds vaccine goal to raise $302m    2021 South East European Film Festival celebrates cinematic diversity of 18 countries    Sheffield Documentary Film Festival announces line-up for June edition    Lebanese pop star Carole Samaha to release new album this summer    African Union chair meets Egypt's Al-Sisi within regional tour to stimulate GERD talks    We want Egypt and Sudan to agree to second filling only: Ethiopia    Turkey seeks to restore 'historic unity' with Egyptian people: Erdogan    Altibbi launches first Arabic app to support mothers' Health in Egypt among $8.5 mln investments    Al Ahly face injuries as they take on Al Ittihad Alexandria    Elneny's Arsenal targets 'remontada' in Europa League semi-finals    Zamalek eye return to victories at expense of Smouha in Egyptian Premier League    Egypt's CIB first bank in MENA, Africa to receive Gender Equity Seal    Egypt buys 30 Rafale fighter jets from France    Direct flights between Russia and Egypt will resume in June, Ambassador    Egypt's Ahly is establishing a new stadium, expected to be 'sports complex'    Blinken presses Ethiopia's Abiy to ensure full withdrawal of Eritrean troops from Tigray    Forces opposed to Somali president control parts of Mogadishu    Nine people executed in Egypt over Kerdasa police killings in 2013    UEFA investigating Ibrahimovic's alleged ties to betting company    61 doctors died from coronavirus since start of April: Egypt's medical syndicate    Egypt targets 5.6% inflation rate in FY2020/21, 6% in FY2021/22    Egypt allocates EGP 132 bln to modernise railway system: Transport minister    Real Madrid not thinking about any Super League sanctions: Zidane    Total declares force majeure on Mozambique LNG after attacks    All the winners at the 93rd Academy Awards    Egypt's Ahly granted approval to build new stadium on Cairo outskirts    Aswan Int'l Women's Film Festival dedicates 5th edition to Kawthar Heikal    BREAKING: Egypt's information minister Osama Heikal resigns amid parliamentary criticism    'War was not Egypt's aim, but peace was the ultimate goal,' Sisi says on Sinai Liberation Day anniversary    Factbox: Key nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards    Old Cairo's Al-Fustat will be revamped on Egyptian President's directives    Veteran Egyptian journalist Makram Mohamed Ahmed passes away at 86    Allianz Egypt partners with IGNITE to equip brand ambassadors for 2021 Olympics    Hassan Allam consortium wins contract to manage, operate Grand Egyptian Museum    Seasoned Egyptian screenwriter Wahid Hamed dies at 76    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

Property developers strive to support society against coronavirus
The companies have launched charitable and social initiatives to assist families affected by the outbreak and the ensuing emergency measures taken to curb its spread.
Published in Daily News Egypt on 05 - 04 - 2020

Several real estate companies are providing resources in state efforts against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes.
The companies have launched charitable and social initiatives to assist families affected by the outbreak and the ensuing emergency measures taken to curb its spread.
SODIC shifts marketing resources to Covid-19 awareness, protection programmes
The Sixth of October Development and Investment Company (SODIC) is redirecting all its marketing resources to awareness and protection programmes on the coronavirus (Covid-19).
The move comes as part of stepped up efforts in combating the coronavirus outbreak by joining the global community in creating awareness about the pandemic and attempting to curb its spread.
SODIC announced a multi-level approach which will see the resources redirected to creating awareness through its outdoor billboards and digital platforms, in coordination with the Ministry of Health.
The company will also donate ventilators and monitors to the Sheikh Zayed Specialized Hospital, for a dedicated unit equipped to receive Covid-19 patients.
There will also be protection packages distributed in Ezebt Khairallah, providing the community with immunity boosters, sanitisation material, and hygiene instructions.
Hyde Park provides 10 ventilators
Hyde Park Developments has signed a protocol with the Misr El Kheir Foundation to provide quarantine hospitals nationwide with 10 ventilators, enhancing their treatment capabilities.
Hyde Park CEO Amin Serag stressed the need for nationwide cooperation during the crisis, adding that this critical period requires a united front, with the real estate sector in the forefront, to protect the Egyptian people.
Mountain View supports doctors and nursing staff
Mountain View has launched a campaign, called “We protect those who protect us”, in cooperation with the Misr El Kheir Foundation. The campaign will secure scarce medical equipment for fever and quarantine hospitals nationwide, to help doctors and nursing staff treat Covid-19 patients.
Mountain View is leading this campaign and providing financial support. The company will also invite other companies, institutions, residents of its projects, and employees to donate to the Misr El Kheir Foundation for this. According to Mountian View's agreement with Misr El Kheir, the foundation will be responsible for providing needed medical supplies to targeted hospitals using the campaign's donations.
Mountain View Chairperson Amr Soliman called on the private sector, especially property developers, to participate in the campaign as part of their social responsibility.
City Edge donates EGP 10m to Tahya Misr Fund
City Edge Developments has donated EGP 10m to Tahya Misr Fund, a donation-based national fund. The donation comes in support of the government's efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus in Egypt, and cushion the crisis' impact on the economy.
"We believe that the best way to combat coronavirus in Egypt is to unite the efforts of all institutions, including civil society and public and private sectors," said Ashraf Salman, the Chairperson of City Edge. "Due to the extraordinary situation and the fast-moving pace of events, further measures to strengthen the fight against the virus outbreak and its consequences may rapidly need to be taken."
El Attal subsidises 500 underprivileged families for two months
El Attal Holding has announced subsidising the expenditures of 500 underprivileged families of those most affected by the curfew imposed in Egypt, for two months.
El Attal Holding Chairperson Ahmed El Attal stressed the need for unity between state institutions and the private sector to overcome the current crisis.
He called on the private sector to strengthen its efforts in supporting the state to secure needed medical equipment to hospitals. This would be in addition to supporting underprivileged families and day labourers who are the most affected by the emergency measures.
Tabarak provides specialised clinics for free check-up
Tabarak Developments has launched initiatives to promote the healthcare sector's capabilities in fighting the coronavirus.
The company has provided specialised clinics for free check-up at Ali El-Shorbany Hospital in Cairo, in addition to necessary medical equipment (masks and antiseptics) and food commodities to 5,000 underprivileged families.
The company is also subsidising the expenditures for 5,000 families in Sohag governorate, one of the poorest areas in the country, that have been affected by the state's preventive measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

Clic here to read the story from its source.