Resala Charity Organization

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Resala Charitable Organization
جمعية رسالة للأعمال الخيرية
Founded1999; 21 years ago (1999)
TypeNon-profit
Location
WebsiteOfficial website

Resala, also known as Resala Association, is a non-profit organization based in Egypt.

History and profile[edit]

Resala was established in 1999 as a youth movement at Cairo University and Sherif Abd Al Azim, an engineering professor, supervised the movement.[1]

It is powered by over 1,500,000 volunteers spanning 67 branches all over Egypt. It provides 31 activities aiming at helping the Egyptian community. These activities include: caring for orphans, helping the blind, the deaf, children with special needs, blood donation, poverty alleviation, literacy training.[2]

Activities[edit]

  • Orphans care: Each branch raises round 25 orphans or less, providing them with care and big siblings through the BBBS activity, with the possibility of being adopted.
  • Blind care: Besides helping thousands of blind people in need, many books are being printed in Braille, recorded in cassettes and read to the orphans by thousands of volunteers, and thanks to Resala many of them have received their Master's degree and PHDs.
  • Deaf/mutes care: Provides them with computer courses, religious principles, art workshops, medical aids and job opportunities, besides organising trips and parties.
  • Special abilities care
  • Aiding needy homes and families
  • Organising second-hand clothes fair
  • Free tutoring
  • Blood bank or life-saving activity aims to spread blood donation culture in Egypt with 50K on call emergency donor and regular organized blood donation campaigns supplying safe blood transfusion to different patients especially the Thalassemia group which is covered by constant and regular “kafala” donors for their case.
  • Recycling
  • Training centers (literacy/computers/languages)
  • Medical care
  • Street kids care
  • Caravans
  • Charity dish
  • Charity errands
  • Charity visits
  • Handiwork
  • Advertising
  • Sales
  • Anwar Resala
  • Forsan Resala
  • Ensan Awareness

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dina Shehata (March 2012). "Mapping Islamic Actors in Egypt" (PDF). Islam Research Program. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  2. ^ Resala

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