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Meduim, Small and Micro Enterprises Development Agency signs 10 New Contracts with NGOs
Meduim, Small and Micro Enterprises Development Agency signs 10 New Contracts with NGOs
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12-07
2017
Developing Unplanned Areas in Cairo
Executive Director of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency Ms. Nevine Gamea, and Cairo Governor Eng. Atef Abd EL Hamid signed 4 contracts worth 87.5 Million EGP targeting the development of unplanned settlements in Cairo. Enterprise Development Agency contributed with 83,350 Million EGP while the remaining amount were local contributions. This project will create around 105...
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06-07
2017
Announcement on opening registration into the supplier’s registry
Announcement on opening registration into the supplier’s registry and service providers to carry out projects and servicesFor more details click here
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20-06
2017
Delivery of the First Batch of Frozen Poultry Transportation Vehicles
Delivery of the First Batch of Frozen Poultry Transportation Vehicles
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14-06
2017
Enterprise Development Agency Signs Contracts Worth 6.8 million Pounds for Micro Enterprises in 5 Governorates
Executive Director of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development Agency, Ms. Nevine Gamea, signed 6 contracts to fund and support micro enterprises with several NGO’s in Cairo, Minya, Qena, and Sohag. The total value of the fund is 6.8 million pounds allocated from the French Development Agency (AFD) and Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development and through the agreement financed by...
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11-06
2017
Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises Development Agency participates in "Supermarket and Ahlan Ramdan"
Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises Development Agency participates in "Supermarket and Ahlan Ramdan" Exhibition
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22-05
2017
2017 MIFE MENA International Franchise Exhibition
MIFE 2017:The 15th Middle East & North Africa International Franchise Exhibition is going to take a place at the Greek Campus during 10:12 May, 2017
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10-05
2017
Ms. Neveen Gamea, the Acting Executive President of the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprise Development Body
Engineer Tarek Kabil, Minister of Trade and Industry appointed Ms. Neveen Gamea as the Acting Executive President of the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprise Development Body for three months. Eng. Tarek Kabil indicated that the establishment of this new Body comes in recognition of the significance of this sector that represents more than 75% of the Egyptian economy as it includes 2.5 billion...
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27-04
2017
Dyarna 2017
Minister of Social Solidarity Ms. Ghada Waly and SFD Managing Director Ms. Nevine Gamaa inaugurated the 58th round of Dyarna Exhibition 2017 taking place at the Exhibition Ground in Nasr City till 30th April 2017
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19-04
2017
SFD and the Agricultural Bank of Egypt sign a new contract
SFD and the Agricultural Bank of Egypt sign a new contract
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12-04
2017
SFD Organizes "Women Empowerment Conference" in Minya
SFD Organizes "Women Empowerment Conference" in Minya
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04-04
2017
World Bank Delegation visits Aswan
A World Bank delegation visited Aswan to follow up activities of the National Emergency Labor Intensive Program Infrastructure funded by the bank and implemented by SFD .
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02-04
2017
SFD & the United Bank sign a new contract to finance small enterprises
SFD & the United Bank sign a new contract to finance small enterprises
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28-03
2017
SFD Signs a New Contract with the Central Agricultural Cooperative Association for Credit in Beheira
SFD Signs a New Contract with the Central Agricultural Cooperative Association for Credit in Beheira
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15-03
2017
World Bank Delegation visits Luxor
World Bank Delegation visits Luxor
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12-03
2017
12 Million Pounds to Finance Small Enterprises in Cooperation with Upper Egypt Leasing Company
12 Million Pounds to Finance Small Enterprises in Cooperation with Upper Egypt Leasing Company
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08-03
2017
A Parliamenty Delegation Visits SFD Projects in Fayoum
A Parliamenty Delegation Visits SFD Projects in Fayoum
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20-02
2017
Parliament Speaker and Minister of International Cooperation witness the signature of SFD contracts in Aswan
Parliament Speaker Dr. Ali Abdel-Aal , Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr , Governor of Aswan Magdy Hegazy and SFD Managing Director Ms. Nevin Gamaa witnessed 3 contracts signed by SFD and 3 NGOs to finance development projects in Aswan Governorate.
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30-01
2017
Minister of International Cooperation Visits SFD Projects in Sohag Governorate
H.E .Minister of International Cooperation Dr Sahar Nasr visited SFD projects in Sohag governorate. Dr. Nasr was accompanied by the governor of Sohag Dr. Ayman Abdel Moneim, and SFD Managing Director Ms. Nevine Gamea. Dr. Nasr witnessed the signing of a project titled "Social Development" for the sake of Child care and people with special needs financed by SFD with 2.5 million pounds from the...
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17-01
2017
SFD in Upper Egypt
The Social Fund for development since its establishment till the end of 2016 succeed to finance SMEs and community development projects in Upper Egypt governorates by 15 billion pounds. Up to 12 billion pounds to finance 1.4 million small and micro projects creating nearly 2 million jobs, in addition to grants to finance infrastructure and community development funding amounted to 3 billion pounds...
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14-01
2017
SFD Participates in the Kuwaiti – Egyptian Festival in Sharm El Sheikh
SFD Participates in the Kuwaiti – Egyptian Festival in Sharm El Sheikh
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30-12
2016
SFD Signs a New Protocol with Ministry of International Cooperation, New Valley Governorate and Masr El Kheir
SFD Signs a New Protocol with Ministry of International Cooperation, New Valley Governorate and Masr El Kheir Cooperation
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29-12
2016
50 Million Pounds to Finance Small Enterprises
SFD Managing Director Ms. Nevine Gamea and Chairman of the Principal Bank for Development & Agricultural Credit Mr. Elsayed Elkosayer signed a new contract to finance small enterprises in all Egypt’s governorates at EGP 50 million. The contract is excepted to finance 500 small enterprises and create 1000 temporary and permanent job opportunities.
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21-12
2016
4 Million Pounds to Pave Rural Roads in Giza
SFD Managing Director Ms.Nevine Gamea signed a project contract with Giza Governor General Kamal El Dali to pave rural roads at the length of 2.8 km in the villages of Giza , financed by SFD at L.E.4 million. The project is implemented under the Emergency Labor-Intensive Investment Program funded by the World Bank.
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20-12
2016
SFD ,IFC and Flat 6 Labs sign an agreement to establish new small enterprises
SFD ,IFC and Flat 6 Labs sign an agreement to establish new small enterprises
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09-12
2016
Parliament’s Small Enterprises Committee visits SFD Projects in Dakahelya
Parliament’s Small Enterprises Committee visits SFD Projects in Dakahelya
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05-09
2016
New Stores for Youth in New Valley
New Stores for Youth in New Valley
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31-08
2016
USD 40 Million for Small and Micro Enterprises in Egypt
Managing Director Ms. Soha Soliman witnessed the signing of an agreement to finance small and micro enterprises between Ministry of International Cooperation and OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) through SFD. The agreement totaling USD 40 million was signed by Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr and OFID Director General and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Suleiman Jasir...
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27-07
2016
New contract between SFD and the National Bank of Egypt to finance micro enterprises
New contract between SFD and the National Bank of Egypt to finance micro enterprises
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04-07
2016
Managing Director Reviews SFD Achievements
SFD organized a press conference with the media in the presence of Managing Director Ms. Soha Soliman and SFD senior management. Ms. Soliman reviewed SFD achievements in the past two years as well as its future plans and projects. "SFD, during the previous 2 years, managed to provide L.E. 7.1 billion in loans to finance the establishment of 362,829 micro and small enterprises creating...
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22-06
2016
SFD allocates L.E 10 million For Engine Oil Outlets
SFD allocates L.E 10 million For Engine Oil Outlets
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02-01
2016
350 Frozen Poultry Transportation Vehicles for the Youth
Tahya Misr Fund, Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade and SFD are offering transportation vehicles equipped with refrigerators (with a five-ton capacity) for the youth in 22 governorates. Application will start as of January 3 till 17, 2016 through the SFD regional offices. This is aimed at the provision of reasonably-priced food products (meat, poultry, fish and vegetables) for consumers in...
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27-12
2015
Rural Income and Economic Enhancement Project Closing Conference
SFD held a closing conference of the "Rural Income and Economic Enhancement" project in cooperation with the African Development Bank (AfDB). The project, which started in 2010, succeeded in creating around 75,000 job opportunities through allocating 496 million Egyptian pounds to finance agricultural projects in Minya, Beni Suef , Assuit and Sohag governorates.
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22-12
2015
DAYARNA Exhibition 2015
Minister of Social Solidarity Ms. Ghada Waly and SFD Managing Director Ms. Soha Soliman inaugurated " Dayrana Exhibition 2015" held during the period from 17th till 27th December .
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17-12
2015
18 thousand applications to benefit from "food supply outlets" project
Dr. Khaled Hanafy, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade and Ms. Soha Soliman, SFD Managing Director visited SFD Regional Office in Cairo governorate to stand upon recent progress in the "food supply outlets" project, implemented in cooperation between the Ministry and the SFD. The Project aims to open small enterprises to act as food supply outlets to activate the internal trade sector and...
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10-12
2015
Selection of Taxi Project beneficiaries in Damietta Governorate
Damietta governorate drew a lot to select 100 beneficiaries of the "Taxi Project" in the presence of Dr. Ismaele Abdel Hameed Taha, Damietta Governor and Ms. Soha Soliman, SFD Managing Director . Total applications reached 700. SFD Managing Director indicated that the beneficiary pays 30% of the taxi’s total cost and the remaining amount is paid over 6 years installments at 5% a fixed interest...
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25-11
2015
SFD & Ministry of Supply Start the Development of Food Supply Distribution
Dr. Khaled Hanafy, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade and Ms. Soha Soliman, SFD Managing Director declared in a press conference the activation of protocols recently signed between the two parties to develop food supply distribution. According to these protocols eligible citizens could receive loans from SFD to open outlets for selling food supplies at reduced prices or to buy a motorcycle to...
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12-11
2015
A Sudanese Delegation Visits SFD
A Sudanese Delegation Visits SFD
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01-11
2015
SFD presents new initiatives for women’s development
SFD Managing Director Ms. Soha Soliman announced that SFD, in collaboration with the UNDP and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), is currently developing a new strategy to contribute to women economic and social empowerment. This came in Ms Soha’s speech at the opening celebration of "Women’s Entrepreneurs Day," which the SFD organized in coordination with the UNDP and SIDA....
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26-10
2015
SFD provides EGP 700m for women-run small and micro projects
Egyptian women received loans of more than EGP 700m of the EGP 3.1bn provided by the Social Fund for Development (SFD) for small and micro projects, according to Raafat Abbas Shehata, head of the technical office at the fund. In a conference on Monday, Abbas said these loans have been pumped into the Egyptian market from January to August. Abbas noted that the Fund is paying more...
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26-10
2015
SFD, EFCBC to participate in Partnership for Development’s Leasing Event
Managing Director of Social Fund for Development (SFD) Soha Soliman and Head of the Egyptian Federation for Construction and Building Contractors (EFCBC) Hassan Abdel-Aziz will participate in the Partnership for Development Initiative’s third event, which will discuss the role of the leasing sector in supporting national mega and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) projects. The...
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26-10
2015
1000 cabs for the youth to be financed by Tahya Misr Fund and SFD
1000 cabs for the youth to be financed by Tahya Misr Fund and SFDConditions and documents requiredneeds of the provinces of cars
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14-10
2015
SFD Participates in the Seminar " The Role of Microfinance in Poverty Reduction Among Rural Women "
SFD Participates in the Seminar " The Role of Microfinance in Poverty Reduction Among Rural Women "
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07-10
2015
New initiative to merge informal, formal economies: Soliman
Secretary General of the Social Fund for Development (SFD), Soha Soliman, has revealed that there is a new initiative to merge the informal and formal economies. Soliman outlined that the initiative includes offering incentives to owners of informal projects, such as offering them different tax methods from those provided to owners of major projects. “The fund aims to achieve financial...
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26-09
2015
SFD Establishes Strategic Partnership with Tahya Misr Fund
Executive Director of Tahya Misr (Long Live Egypt) National Fund Mr. Mohamed Ashmawy and SFD Managing Director Ms. Soha Soliman signed a cooperation agreement to boost micro and small enterprise (MSE) sector in Egypt. Mr. Ashmawy said Tahya Misr Fund provides finance required by many national projects pertaining to the establishment and promotion of MSEs in partnership with SFD...
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20-09
2015
SFD Signs a Contract
SFD Signs a Contract to Integrate Women in Carpet Manufacturing Industry
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14-09
2015
Rehabilitation of Social Service Units in Three Governorates
Minister of Social Solidarity Ms. Ghada Waly and SFD Managing Director Ms. Soha Soliman signed 3 new contracts on rehabilitating social service units in Giza, Sharqiya and Qaluibya governorates at a value of 13.5 million EGP to be earmarked through the Emergency Labor–Intensive Investment Project (ELIIP) funded by the World Bank.
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13-09
2015
DAYARNA Exhibition 2015
Minister of Social Solidarity Ms. Ghada Waly, Minister of Local Development Mr. Adel Labib and SFD Managing Director Ms. Soha Soliman inaugurated " Dayrana Exhibition 2015"
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09-09
2015
Training programs for small industrial enterprises
SFD organizes a series of training courses during the month of September in cooperation with The Industrial Council for Technology and Innovation .
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07-09
2015