The EpiscoCare Foundation of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt organized health awareness meetings for mothers on the importance of healthy nutrition for children, strengthening immunity and preventing diseases in conjunction with the preparation for the new academic year at the Ain Shams Development Center in Cairo and the Arab mamaal Development Center in Suez.
The Episcopal/Anglican Church stated in a statement today: The awareness-raising meetings included emphasizing the importance of proper nutrition to help children pursue their own lessons as well as how to prepare simple, inexpensive meals for children to strengthen their early childhood prevent and protect them from malnutrition
The program improves health services for poor families in target communities and improves their ability to follow Healthy habits and behaviors.
The Episco Care Social Services Foundation is the Samaritan arm of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt and is run by the Foundation for Development and Social Services of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt. In 2003, the Foundation was officially registered with the Ministry of Social Solidarity to support the disabled and provide them with rehabilitation and education services after the Church noted the lack of such services in Menouf city.
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 Manshia square to establish the Episcopal/Anglican Church of St. Mark by Mohamed Ali Pasha the Ruler of Egypt at this time.