Diocese Of Egypt

Al-Manara Center: A sports day for children with disabilities


Al-Manara School for Children with Disabilities in Menouf – affiliated to the Episcopal/Anglican Church organized a sports day with the participation of 15 children under the supervision of the center’s teachers, taking into account the precautionary measures for Coronavirus.

On her behalf, Janet Shamae, Director of the Center, said: Sport is vital in the upbringing of the child because it promotes activity and vitality and meets their needs for fun, play, and enjoyment, and is a way to develop his mental abilities, intelligence, and skills in dealing with others.

Janet explained: Al-Manara Center seeks to practice children’s sports and work to implement activities that support the flexibility and agility of children and reduce their obesity and the associated diseases, so such sports activities are organized to preserve the health of our children.

Al-Manara School for Children with Disabilities in Menouf works to provide educational programs for children with disabilities in Menouf city and its surroundings to improve their academic, social, and personal skills, as well as provide support to their parents.

Al-Manara Center for Serving People with Special Needs is a center affiliated with the Episcopal Care Foundation for Social Services (Episcocare), which is the Samaritan arm of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt. The Foundation manages the development and social services centers and institutions of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt.

In 2003, the Foundation was officially registered with the Ministry of Social Solidarity to support people with special needs and provide them with rehabilitation and education services, after the church noticed the lack of these services in the city of Menouf.


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