Events

  • Join us at our Alexandria, VA office for an Egyptian handicraft holiday sale! We will have a beautiful selection of quilts, bags, notecards and more. Each product is made by artisans at the Association for the Protection of the Environment (APE), a job skills and educational program for women living and working in the garbage collector’s […]

  • HANDS is honored to partner with a women’s job skills training center in the heart of Cairo’s garbage collector community. There, women learn one of three marketable skills: weaving, quilting, or paper-making. Designing handicrafts from recycled scraps of fabric and paper, these women are able to earn a living through the sale of their products. […]

  • Join us to hear our current group of women’s empowerment fellows discussing their work and thoughts on women in Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco. The panel will be moderated by Stephenie Foster, Senior Advisor and Counselor, Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State. Light refreshments will be served. We are thankful to St. […]

  • Join us for our very first Egyptian Benefit Craft Sale in North Carolina! Come browse our beautiful selection of quilts, bags, notecards and more. Each product is made by artisans at the Association for the Protection of the Environment (APE), a job skills and educational program for women living and working in the garbage collector’s community […]

  • Please save the date for a benefit dinner to support Hands Along the Nile’s work in Egypt! Date and time The Evening of Thursday, October 13 Location Top of the Town; Arlington, VA

  • Join us for our next Crafts of Cairo sale, being held at the Chautauqua Institution. Come browse our beautiful selection of quilts, bags, notecards and more.Each product is made by artisans at the Association for the Protection of the Environment (APE), a job skills and educational program for women living and working in the garbage […]

  • HANDS will be hosting a reception in Chicago on Saturday, June 25. The reception will take place at The University Club in the heart of the city and will feature guest speaker His Excellency Ambassador Mohamed Abu Aldahab, the Consul General of Egypt in Chicago. Contact HANDS at events@handsalongthenile.org for more information. Location The University […]

  • HANDS will be hosting a reception to welcome to the Philadelphia area the Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki, President of the Protestant Church of Egypt, Board Member of Hands Along the Nile, & Director General of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services and to hear about the social situation in Egypt.  Contact HANDS at events@handsalongthenile.org […]

  • We hope you will join us for our upcoming Egyptian handicraft sale. Our friends living in the Moqattam hills above Cairo’s Citadel are hopeful for a better future. However, two important schools that are tools to development are in danger of closing their doors. These women and young children in the Moqattam community live in […]

  • In serving Egypt’s most vulnerable, one of HANDS’ partner organizations, the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), has secured its place as one of Egypt’s most prominent civil society organizations. CEOSS’s ethic of dynamic citizenship comes out of the Christian commitment to the poor and vulnerable in concert with an innovative approach to engagement […]

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