Monthly Archives: October 2009

VOA Celebration at El Maadi Library

E-ERA has celebrated distributing VOA awards on September 30, 2009 at El Maadi library. Ms. Dalia Khalil, Director of E-ERA welcomed attendants and highlighted E-ERA's activities and goals and VOA competition. Moreover, she has shed light on the importance of Egyptian heritage and how VOA CDs contain full information as well as remarkable experiences of famous figures.   E-ERA has honored US Embassy, Integrated Care Society, Ministry of Education

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iEARN International Conference, Morocco, 2009

Outlaw movie download Through a generous grant from the US Embassy in Cairo, E-ERA was able to support a number of Egyptian youth and educators to participate in the iEARN Annual International Conference that took place in Ifrane, Morocco. One teacher, eight students, and one alumni were able to make it as finalists and attend the conference. The Egyptian delegation participated through several presentations at the Youth Summit and active participation

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Youth Camps: Awareness

In collaboration with the National Council for Youth, E-ERA has participated in the National Youth Camps that are held in Port Said, Abou Kheir, and Ras El Bar, and developed an awareness campaign on a variety of topics. The sessions were as follow: Title Location Date Facilitator Teens Problems Alexandria 27 June Dr. Mohga Moustafa Vision in Life Port Said 27 June Ms. Ghada El Degwy Teens Problems Alexandria 30 June Dr. Mohga Moustafa Vision in

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BIG READ

During E-ERA day, an interesting session about the 2nd book of the BIG READ Project. The session was about "Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury," and called A Path to Freedom: Mind, Words, and Humanity. The speakers were Dr. Mounira Soliman, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Cairo University Dr. Fatma El Boudy, Director, El Ain Publishing Mr.Tamer Habib, Prominent Script Writer Ms. Salwa Bakr, Prominent Writer In collaboration with the Giza

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Capacity Building

Through a generous funding by Barclays Bank, E-ERA participated in the MANGO training for Financial Management for NGOs. After the effective training, E-ERA worked on reforming its financial system and procedures. Mrs. Dalia Khalil, Director, has been selected by the International Development Research Center (IDRC) in Cairo to participate in the Research Capacity Building in MENA, and the 3rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication

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YouthCAN

Forthe fifth year, iEARN Egypt held its YouthCan Annual conference. The conference attracted over 300 students and 25 volunteers. Theconference was held at Zahran Experimental School in Alexandria. Students shared their year round research and activities with their colleagues from different governorates. The conference was organized through the iEARN Egypt alumni. The conference’s topics were diversified and included environmental issues as Bird

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E-ERA Day

On April 10, E-ERA joined its members in a full Cultural Day at the Triumph Hotel in Heliopolis with more than 100 participants. The event included a performance by Ana Masri Band, 20 children from Alwan We Awatar NGO, and members of E-ERA. E-ERA illustrated its different projects and shared its latest news and benefits with its members. Cultural materials and books were distributed.

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Cross Cultural Understanding

Through the People to People International, Mrs. Dalia Khalil, Director, hosted a special dinner at her home for a group of Australian professionals. Through Fulbright Egypt, E-ERA hosted 25 American teachers, who are teaching social studies on the school level. American participants are fellows at Harvard University on a program on Middle Eastern studies, and met Egyptian teachers and trainers during their visit to E-ERA. The visit was organized

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Eraaf Baladk: Sinai Trip

During the Easter vacation and in collaboration with the National Environmental Reserves, E-ERA organized a recreational trip to South Sinai. The trip included E-ERA’s staff and members. Participants visited Sharm El Sheikh, Ras Mohamed, Nabeaa, and St. Catherine.

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YELLA Project

In collaboration with IIE, E-ERA committed to do one session at the participating schools on international cooperation through ICT. The schools are: Reyada Language School, Alexandria New Ramsis College, Cairo (2 groups of students) Future Language School in Seferate (2 groups of students) Future Language School in Rehab Future Language School in Nasr City St. Vincent Language School, Cairo St. Marrie Language School, Cairo

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