Orange Egypt announces its CSR role during COVID-19 at Cairo ICT 2020

Orange Egypt announced its participation in the 24th Cairo ICT which is held from November 22-25 under the patronage of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, presenting its Corporate Social Responsibility CSR projects.

Orange showcased the initiatives that aimed to support the state’s efforts during outbreak of COVID-19 where the company directed its support to those who were affected badly by COVID-19 repercussions, whether the daily workers or those who work in the medical sector, from which the number of beneficiaries reached more than 500 thousand.

Besides, Orange supported public hospitals in all governorates by offering medical and preventive supplies and respirators and to this day, Orange is still continuing this support, in addition to distributing more than 100,000 cartons of food and disinfectant materials.

Orange Mini Fab Labs have also contributed to these initiatives in cooperation with Fab Lab Egypt where the company was been keen to spread in a sustainable manner for years in other governorates to solve the centralization problem in Cairo and enhance the Egyptian industrial capabilities in Ismailia, Aswan, Assiut, Mansoura and Sharkia.

The company has supported Enactus national competition over the past 13 years, in which more than 54 universities have competed and for two years in a row, Egypt won the first prize in the international competition that was also sponsored by Orange Egypt. And this year, Al-Azhar University in Assiut won its first participation in the competition, and won the first prize as well.

Orange Group has also pumped investment of over €670,000 in 7 countries to support startups where “7Keema” project, which is an advanced digital application for integrated healthcare, representing Egypt won the prize. The application provides home nursing services to patients after their discharge from hospitals, provide care for the patients with chronic diseases and as well as the elderly care services it provides in addition to many other health care services. Orange Group will provide the team with more than €100 thousand as an initial funding.