The Episco Care Foundation of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt organized training courses for 22 women in the Arab al-Maamal area in Suez, to provide them with hairdressing and makeup skills as a professional activity that contributes to improving their financial conditions.
On his part, Dr. Maged Mousa, Director of the Episco Care Foundation, said: The beneficiaries expressed their happiness by acquiring practical skills that support them at the start of a special professional activity that helps improve their financial conditions.
Mousa added: The Foundation’s economic development program aims to empower women by improving their practical skills to provide family income sources through vocational training programs that expand their chances of obtaining job opportunities.
The Episco Care Foundation for Social Services is the Samaritan arm of the Episcopal/ Anglican Church in Egypt. The Foundation runs the development and social services centers and institutions of the Episcopal Church in Egypt.
It is worth mentioning that the Province of Alexandria for the Episcopal/Anglican Church is the 41st region of this church around the world, and it includes under its presidency 10 countries in Egypt and North Africa, and is under the presidency of the Archbishop of Canterbury and belongs to the Episcopal/Anglican Church Union in the world.
In Egypt, the Episcopal/Anglican Church was established in 1815 and the first Episcopal/Anglican Church was founded in Alexandria in 1839 when it was given a plot of land in Alexandria’s Manisha square to establish the Episcopal/Anglican Church of St. Mark by Mohamed Ali Pasha the Ruler of Egypt at this time.