WFP Egypt Country Brief, June 2022 – Egypt



In numbers

130,000 people assisted in June 2022
Cash transfers of 2.5 million USD made
Net financing requirements of USD 49 million over six months (July-December 2022)

Operational updates

  • WFP continued to assist around 105,000 vulnerable refugees through monthly cash assistance to help them meet their basic food needs.

  • WFP provided capacity building support to the Takaful Foundation and partner non-governmental organizations on the management of revolving capital micro-loans of approximately US$196,000 previously granted to women business owners. Previously, WFP had trained these 550 women from eight governorates – who are now business owners – in micro-enterprise management, loans and e-marketing to start or grow their businesses.

  • As part of WFP’s support to local administrative units in villages selected under the national “Decent Life” initiative, WFP, in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Development, carried out capacity-building activities to 130 members of the various units of the Ministry in Luxor. The trainings focused on leadership skills, communication through technology and the use of business applications.

  • As part of the national awareness initiative called “Waei” (“awareness” in Arabic) and the national school health program, WFP has partnered with the Ministry of Social Solidarity and the National Institute of Nutrition to implement a series of nutrition workshops in selected communities. schools in Fayoum, Beni Suef and Luxor. The workshops focus on nutrition during the “first 1,000 days of life” as well as nutrition for school-aged children/adolescents, targeting 500 teachers who will then extend the trainings to their students and communities.

  • In line with the Government’s strategy to improve the sustainable livelihoods of rural families and support the empowerment of young people and women, WFP supported the Ministry of Local Development in setting up a crafts exhibition. The modeled objects were produced by women from Giza and North Sinai as part of the “Ayadi Misr” initiative as well as the Holy Family Path exhibition in Sharqiyah Governorate.


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