Misr Elkheir Foundation Biography MISR ELKHEIR FOUNDATION-(MEK) is an Egyptian NGO- Established in 20/5/2007; Registration with Ministry of Social solidarity is: 555/2007.The foundation is a developmental non-governmental organization mainly concerned with Human Development. Our Vision: To become a pioneering sustainable development organization to be heeded internationally. Our Mission: Comprehensive Human Development through the implementation of projects in order to diminish the levels of illness, poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and unemployment. The main goal of Misr ElKheir Foundation is human development, and thus seeks to achieve this through the development of six strategic units cover... read more Misr Elkheir Foundation Biography MISR ELKHEIR FOUNDATION-(MEK) is an Egyptian NGO- Established in 20/5/2007; Registration with Ministry of Social solidarity is: 555/2007.The foundation is a developmental non-governmental organization mainly concerned with Human Development. Our Vision: To become a pioneering sustainable development organization to be heeded internationally. Our Mission: Comprehensive Human Development through the implementation of projects in order to diminish the levels of illness, poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and unemployment. The main goal of Misr ElKheir Foundation is human development, and thus seeks to achieve this through the development of six strategic units covering different aspects of Egyptian life. These are Social Solidarity, Life Aspects, Health, Education and Scientific Research; and Integrated Development Sector, which unifies all the efforts of the other sectors to tackle needs of poorest Base of the Pyramid communities. Through these areas, Misr ElKheir Foundation seeks to contribute positively and actively to eliminate unemployment, illiteracy, poverty and disease, and to make Egypt an inclusive society, which can grow and remain sustained on autopilot projects. MEK has an established institutional structure of more than 1000 employees, with the Board of Trustees at the tip of the pyramid, then cascading down to the Executive committee exercising control over the BOT Executive member CEO, who in turn heads all the six sectors plus the execution Unit and the HR and administration unit. The Execution is operational Unit such as containing Finance department, procurement, IT, legal, marketing & PR, fund raising, international cooperation, while HR and administration controls HR responsibilities and internal administrative procedures and services. On the other hand, the Audit, Governance and Business Control Committee controls the BC Unit that separately -away from BOT CEO- presides over Business Continuity, Audit and Quality, M&E and Complaints Functions for transparency and avoidance of conflicts of interests. These functions comply with the International Non-Governmental Organizations. MEK's extensive outreach and network of participatory community-based NGOs through 17 governorates' regional offices and numerous partnerships with local CDAs (Community Development Associations) will ensure an overarching promotional, awareness, and visibility activities. MEK has acquired a solid Technical Niche of Implementation of Developmental Projects and Outreach to all the governorates. MEK's credibility, trust, and huge network of partner NGOs and volunteers will greatly facilitate dissemination, promotion, and awareness. MEK always seeks the best quality and technical expertise, thus out-sources and undergoes feasibility studies, tenders and workshops to achieve the best results. We offer services and assistance through the following Strategic Sectors: Education: Establishment of Standard & Community Schools, Training Centers, and Higher Education Entities, provision of scholarships, Employment Services. Social Solidarity: Giving direct support to the underprivileged, including: bread winners, debtors and wayfarers, in addition to executing untraditional individualistic or collective Income-generation projects that would generate a regular sufficient income for poor families in Upper Egypt and the border areas, so that we can change their status from sufficient to efficient. Health: Developing the health care system in Egypt by providing services of high quality, related to the prevention and the treatment of the most dangerous diseases in Egypt, in addition to direct aid Life Aspects: Developing the citizens' sense of values and culture, through capacity building and enhancing self-confidence, in order to reach our ultimate goal, which is developing their quality of life, Social Inclusion for People with Disabilities, Spreading and conservation of Arts and Culture, Character Building. Scientific Research and Innovation: Employing and promoting for the concept of scientific research and innovation, in order to develop products and services that help empower the needful villages in Egypt. This is done to provide the basic services in the sectors of: health, education, water, food, and energy. In addition, it creates a generation aware of the importance of scientific research and innovation; and also empower entrepreneurships and incubate new ideas and prototypes through turning scientific research into an economical and a social value, complementing the foundation's vision, which revolves around human and social development; improving the quality of life. Integrated Development: This sector integrates the previous six strategic units and gears all efforts collectively into one location such as the 1000 poorest villages in Upper Egypt. CSR funds and donations collaborate efforts to assist development in designated areas of need targeting development of Educational facilities, Health & Medical convoys for screening, developing quality of life for citizens through inducing awareness about social issues, developing their economic standards through small businesses to suit the context whether agricultural, handicrafts, or vocational, and introducing innovative solutions to the needful villages.
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