Housing & Growth Financial institution, Training Ministry companion to help particular wants college students
The Egyptian Housing and Development Bank (HDB) has signed a joint cooperation protocol with the Ministry of Education and Technical Education to support the Ministry’s efforts to provide excellent education for students with special needs.
The protocol was also signed by the Qualitative Federation of Rotary Clubs and aims to integrate students with special needs into society.
It also aims to develop 30 resource spaces and provide awareness training on integration according to the training package prepared by the ministry.
The protocol was signed by: Tarek Shawky, Minister of Education and Technical Education; Hassan Ghanem, Chairman and Managing Director of the HDB; and Yasser Nashaat, Governor of the Rotary Region. It took place in the presence of a number of heads of the ministry and the HDB.
The signing of this protocol is part of the HDB’s ambition to play a social role in order to achieve comprehensive development in all areas of society. It hopes to achieve this through a focused social responsibility strategy based on initiatives and programs with positive and effective impact to support the sectors most in need.
It aims at sustainable economic, social and ecological growth, with the health and education sectors being a priority.
The HDB attaches great importance to social responsibility activities to support pupils with special needs in their integration into society in order to realize the principle of social justice and equal opportunities.
Ghanem expressed sincere appreciation for the effective role of the Ministry of Education and Technical Education in developing the educational process. He praised efforts to prepare a conscious generation qualified to advance the country’s future.
He also praised the special attention the ministry pays to supporting determined students through several programs to provide them with excellent education.
These programs aim to create a supportive learning environment that suits their skills and needs to help them integrate into society while providing them with fair opportunities compared to their peers.
Ghanem praised the continuous and effective efforts of the Qualitative Federation of Rotary Clubs, one of the most important civil society organizations, in working with various government institutions for sustainable community development.
On the part of HDB, the following took part in the signing of the minutes: Walid Matar, Assistant Managing Director of Retail Banking; Gehan El Goly, Head of Corporate Communications and Social Responsibility; and Gehan Othman, general manager for social responsibility.
On the part of the Ministry, the following were present: Ahmed Hence, Deputy Minister for Technological Development; Hala Abdel Salam, Head of Central Administration for Special Education Affairs; and Sherine Hamdy, Head of Central Administration for Ministerial Affairs.