NM is a unique hub of Egyptian young professionals, social change agents, and leaders in their fields. Board, staff, members, mentors, and of course social entrepreneurs, each is passionate about and committed to social change in Egypt
At NM, we leverage the ideas and power of social innovators to tackle Egypt's toughest social challenges. We believe Egypt’s young professionals have what it takes to address our problems. At NM, we offer a platform for building social enterprises, along with a network of supportive, like-minded people, to help turn our dreams into reality.
Our work centers on the concepts of social entrepreneurship and social enterprise/start-ups. Over the past 8 years, NM has supported more than 40 social start-ups and enterprises from a wide range of fields. Our currently incubated social start-ups impact over 50,000 beneficiaries annually
At Nahdet el Mahrousa, our extended network consists of Egyptians who are passionate about social entrepreneurship and committed to building Egypt together and from within. NM and our social enterprises are always looking for individuals and organizations to join our movement. Here are a few ways you can get involved:
Since its inception, NM has been open platform for innovators, social entrepreneurs, and the development community. These individuals gather to further their mission, meet like-minded people, learn about current issues, transform perceived challenges into opportunities, and find meaningful ways to contribute to Egypt’s development.
Status/stage of development: Fully incubated at Nahdet El Mahrousa, Not Registered
Al Maa’deya is an independent cultural centre that works to bring cultural events and development to Suez so that they are not forced to travel to Cairo in order to find cultural activities, increasing their access to these activities.
Al Maa’deya works to do this through Book Fairs and a library/bookstore for browsing and sales (for low prices). They organize music (singing) events and poetry readings in Suez
Al Maa’deya organize workshops and courses for moderate prices in order to aid people in directing their talents and passions appropriately and developing them.
Aim to build the capacity of street children through teaching them handicrafts, language and building their capacity to deal with society.
Al Maa’deya has two spaces, a space for the library and workshops and courses space, and a larger space housing the “theatre”