“Zamalah” Learning Together Safely Project is funded by the European Commission- Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), and implemented by Plan International, Egypt. The project’s overall objective is to promote integration and social cohesion between Syrian and Egyptian communities through the provision of education, protection and psycho-social services in Damietta and Greater Cairo regions of Egypt. The project targets 6610 Syrian refugee children aged 0-18 years in 6 communities of the Damietta and Qalubia governorates. The project is expected to achieve four main results:
- Increased access of Syrian and Egyptian girls and boys aged 0-5 to quality early childhood care and development (ECCD)
- Increased access of Syrian and Egyptian girls and boys, aged 6-12, to formal and non-formal education opportunities
- Increased access of Syrian and Egyptian girls and boys, aged 13-18, to vocational training, alternative education, and life skills
- Strengthened protective environment and greater social cohesion among the Syrian and Egyptian communities
Zamalah project supports the implementation of sustainable and inclusive bottom-up solutions with a positive impact on the whole community including the refugees and the host population. It supports social cohesion, integration, protection, stability and peaceful co-existence.