Events

  • Please join us for our 2017 holiday handicraft sale at our office on Saturday, December 2 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Many products are 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 in Cairo […]

  • December 7th, 8th, 9th

    When you buy a rug, quilt, or tote bag, you keep alive the two schools of the disadvantaged garbage collector (zabbaleen) community in Moqattam, in the hills of Cairo. One school is for women and girls, who learn not only weaving, sewing, and paper recycling, but also acquire language and math skills. The other school […]

  • St. Mark’s Middle East Working Group, St. Mark’s Woman to Woman, and Hands Along the Nile invite you to join us for A panel discussion with women’s rights advocates from the Middle East and North Africa on women’s political participation, public health issues, and female entrepreneurship Wednesday November 8th 7:00-9:00pm St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 301 A […]

  • The 2017 HANDS Benefit Dinner in New York City is an opportunity for our donors, old and new, to gather in celebration of the lives being transformed in underserved communities in Egypt thanks to their generous support. Date and time: The evening of October 24th Location: The Edith Fabbri House, 7 E 95th St,New York, NY 10128 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

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