Life Makers gets DofE Award as first Egyptian developmental foundation

CAIRO: The Life Makers Association was the first developmental foundation to receive The Duke of Edinburgh International Award in Egypt, after ten years in social and development services.

The award grants the association to implement the Duke of Edinburgh’s program, which targets social, leadership and practical skill development for youths, Director of Media and Public Relations in the Life Makers Association Marwa Abdel Maqsoud told Youm7.

Abdel Maqsoud noted that Life Makers Association is the first Egyptian developmental foundation to receive the license to apply the DofE Award’s international program.

The DofE Award is a youth achievement award that was launched in 1956 in England, and it is currently implemented in more than 140 countries through 10,000 international foundations and centers.

The Life Makers Association is a non-profit organization founded by Egyptian Islamic preacher Amr Khaled in 2004 under the main slogan of “Development Through Faith.”

Originally published in Youm7.

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