Man Ahyaha runs high-quality community schools in Giza and Sohag, Egypt.

Facts & Figures
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    • Location: Egypt
    • Alfanar SE Since: 2023
    • Total Alfanar Grant: £51,421
    • Social Impact: 385 children enrolled & 88 teachers trained
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The Challenge

With over two-thirds of the Arab region's 50 million children grappling with 'learning poverty', or the inability to read and comprehend an age-appropriate text by the age of 10, Alfanar is committed to identifying, funding and fueling social enterprises growing sustainable solutions that provide disadvantaged children access to quality educaiton.

The Organisation 

Man Ayaha (MA) is a social enterprise that aims to leave no child without education by building and running high-quality primary community schools in rural communities where no schools or government exist. MA trains and employs local members of the communities it operates to serve as educators, facilitators and other school staff. 

Alfanar's Support: Looking Ahead

Alfanar began its support of MA in Q4 2023, enabling the organisation to continue improving its two community schools in the Ayat, Giza area and to add a third community school in Sohag. In parallel, Alfanar is supporting MA to test, identify and grow at least one self-generating revenue stem within its current business plan as a way of ensuring financial independence in the long run. 

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