Aware of the magnitude of our mission, we collaborate with a network of institutional, governmental, educational, nonprofit and private partners to amplify our impact.
General Motors: Through the support of GiZ GM, Transcentury, EFE-Egypt directly supported 30 unemployed Egyptian females in strengthening their job readiness capacity and gaining access to high-quality, formal employment opportunities. EFE-Egypt implemented a Job Placement Training Program (JPTP) to equip female participants with valuable skills and prepared them for an entry level position in the automotive industry at GM. The JPTP is EFE-Egypt’s flagship program. It is a dynamic and market-driven training program, focusing on soft-skills capacity-building, with an emphasis on post-program job placements in reputable companies and businesses in Egypt.
HSBC: Through the support of the HSBC, EFE-Egypt directly supported 250 unemployed Egyptian youth over 1 year in strengthening their job readiness capacity and gaining access to high-quality and formal employment opportunities. EFE-Egypt designed and implemented Job Placement Training Programs (JPTPs) for 250 underprivileged youth in Cairo, and place 80% of them in jobs.
ENBD: Through the support of Emirates NBD, EFE-Egypt managed to support 600 unemployed Egyptian youth in strengthening their job readiness capacity and gaining access to high-quality, formal employment opportunities. EFE-Egypt designed and implemented a 160-hours Job Placement Training Program (JPTP) with a Financial Literacy Component. Implementation took place over 4 weeks for 200 underprivileged youth in Cairo. EFE-Egypt also implemented its flagship Career Directions program for 400 youth in Cairo in collaboration with Egyptian universities such as Ain Shams University, Cairo University, Helwan University, and the Worker’s University.
Google: Through the support of Google, one of our biggest programs, EFE-Egypt supported 1500 youth with employability skills through designing and delivering 40 JPTPs for 1000 unemployed youth in Cairo and 20 CD programs for 500 university students in multiple governorates.
EFE-Egypt designed and implemented a 160 hours Job Placement Training Program to train youth on Business English, Business Skills, Career Directions, Labor Law and a technical component namely Maharat min Google and digital marketing. Also, EFE-Egypt implemented the Career Directions program is to equip participants with knowledge and techniques to search for their first job with a well-tailored CV and effectively tackle the interview process.
Western Union: Through the partnership between Western Union Foundation and EFE-Egypt, EFE-Egypt implemented the Middle East Workforce Development Project to build the capacity of unemployed and underprivileged youth and link them to better socioeconomic opportunities in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). EFE-Egypt conducted outreach and enrolled a total of 75 direct beneficiaries in the JPTP (Job Placement Training Program) including unemployed or underemployed Egyptian youth, ages between 18 29, from an underprivileged background and with demand for capacity building and employment opportunities.
Schlumberger: EFE-Egypt collaborated with Schlumberger Egypt, a registered Egyptian company, to support a total of 900 Egyptian public university and technical training institute graduates over 3 years, by empowering them with soft skills and on-site technical field experience at Schlumberger in Cairo.
IIE (LSP): Education for Employment Egypt (EFE-Egypt) partnered with the Institute of International Education (IIE) to support participants of the Local Scholarship Program (LSP) develop high quality career paths that leads to successful employment by offering various activities to 210 Private University Scholarship Program participants including Mentorship, Career Directions and Civic Engagement (CDCE) Training, Career Guidance, Internship Placements, and Job Placement Training Program (JPTP).
Trafigura: This project planned to directly support 350 underprivileged, unemployed young Egyptians aged between 18-30 in accessing high-quality, formal employment during a 3-year period. Thus, EFE-Egypt adapted and is implementing 14 Job Placement Training Programs (JPTPs) in Greater Cairo, focusing on job placements in specific growing sectors such as retail, hospitality, and IT. Providing underprivileged youth with high-quality training and jobs will translate into a stable income generating opportunity.
Education For Employment-Egypt, known as EFE-Egypt, is an association under Egyptian law and an affiliate of the Education For Employment (EFE) Network. Our mission is to address youth unemployment by bridging the gap between labor market needs and the existing hard and soft skills of young job seekers.
Education For Employment-Maroc, known as EFE-Maroc, is an association under Moroccan law and an affiliate of the Education For Employment (EFE) Network. Our mission is to address youth unemployment by bridging the gap between labor market needs and the existing hard and soft skills of young job seekers.