Want to make a difference and volunteer your time for a worthy cause; be it teaching English, taking care of disabled children or doing farm work while also enjoying a unique experience in Egypt?
Here is exactly what you are looking for. The following NGOs and Tour Operators have joined hands to make that possible through the following initiatives:
1) Pyramisa Hotels & Resorts and CCHF 57357
The Children Cancer Hospital 57357 challenges the frontiers of cure for our kids with cancer for free by providing the highest standards of care with justice in quality while being an inspiring model of charity. It’s a Learning Organization where knowledge is put into action and researches are the way to achieve excellence. While Pyramisa Group, one of Egypt’s leading privately owned and managed chain of hotels, resorts and touristic real estate believes in the right of every child with cancer to receive just opportunity of the best treatment to ensure highest survival rate for our kids and shall also add Voluntourism in all its contracts and highlight in its promotional activities
2) Friends of the Disabled Association & Great Wonders of Egypt
Great Wonders of Egypt believes in developing and promoting new forms of tourism that has a linkage with cultural heritage and the safe guarding of archaeological sites, while FDA is giving free Physiotherapy sessions to disabled children twice a week by trained professionals. The FDA trained staff enhance thier help by training the parents of disabled children as well. Professional volunteers can be Physiotherapist, Psychiatrist, and Speech Therapist & Phoniatrics. Non Professional Volunteers can help in admin work, tools and equipment manufacturing locally at the FDA headquarters.
3) Travco & Health and Hope Oasis
With a mission to establish a supportive care center that provides and promotes nutritional, physical and emotional (well being) support for children with cancer and their families in an environmentally healthy farm set up, tourists will be offered an opportunity to perform farm work, barn work, play therapy, arts & crafts activities and income generation projects to help the parents of the children with cancer generate income when they return home. Tourists will contribute in helping in the production, making Jam as example or to teach better methods.
4) Wadi Environmental Science Centre “WESC” & Wild Guanabana
With an aim to improve Science Education and foster Technology transfer so that Egypt can build a robust technical culture; Wild Guanabana, First Alternative adventure travel company in Egypt and First Carbon-Neutral Adventure Travel Company in the Middle East and North Africa, offers a unique opportunity to engage with Wadi Environmental Science Centre (WESC) ; a “sustainable development” and “industrial ecology” demonstration and training center dedicated to progressive outdoor environmental education that empowers students to re-define the relationship between self and surroundings.
5) American Express & Darb 17 18 for Arts and Culture Center
Since 1919 American Express has been operating in Egypt providing an unparalleled, tailor-made travel experience to its clients. Through our commitment in offering a genuine insight of Egypt, we are now encouraging our customers to engage with local communities by giving them an exclusive opportunity to volunteer in producing media arts and Darb 1718 who is one of Cairo major cultural initiatives for contemporary arts that provides local artists with opportunities for international exposure and cross-cultural exchanges; which yields a broad and comprehensive artistic vision that embraces exhibitions, workshops, cinema club, and concerts, that will create a positive social change for inadequately educated youth and help contribute towards their training programs.