Injaz Egypt is an Education Organization which works to bridge the gap between the education system and the private sector. In Partnership with the Ministry of Education and multinational and national companies Injaz has been established to create a new generation of empowered youth who will become entrepreneurs or employees of choice for corporations, instead of joining the growing ranks of the unemployed.
Injaz Egypt started as a pilot project under Save the Children in 2003. In 2007, it was independent and registered with the Ministry of Solidarity. Injaz Egypt is also a member nation of Junior Achievement, a global educational organization with presence in 100 countries, impacting over 8 million youth worldwide.
Since 2003 and up until this year Injaz Egypt has impacted over 140,000 students from public schools and universities through its programs in 19 governorates. These programs mainly tackle the issues of Work Readiness, Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship and are delivered by volunteers from different private sector companies that are trained by Injaz.
Injaz Egypt depends mainly on volunteers to deliver its programs in public schools and universities. Injaz recruits volunteers from different private sector companies and trains them on the program they will be delivering as well as basics on how to deal with the students of different age groups. Volunteers are greatly encouraged to bring their own experience into the classroom.
Injaz Program tackles three main issues: Work Readiness, Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship. The program include curricula like: Personal Life Planning, It’s My Business, More Than Money and Be Entrepreneurial.
There are different ways to volunteer with Injaz:
- Visit a public school for 1 hour every week (for 6 – 8 weeks) to deliver one of Injaz curricula.
- Take part in Injaz new initiative "Injaz in a Day" through which volunteers deliver the curriculum they are trained on by visiting the schools for one day, the whole day, instead of 1 hour every week.
- One day workshops targeting university students like the Innovation Camp and the Entrepreneurship Master Class.
- Be a mentor to a group of students to start up their own business through Injaz Company Program; it is a 12-week program.
If you are interested to volunteer with Injaz, please send an e-mail to Injaz@injaz-egypt.org, attach your CV to it and state if you have any time or location preferences.
If you are a student and you would like to take part in the Company Program, please send an e-mail to Injaz@injaz-egypt.org, stating your college, University, level of education and whether you took part in any extracurricular activities before or not.
Tel: 25240566 – 25264745 .
Through this CSR initiative Orange continued its support to youth in cooperation with Injaz Egypt by sponsoring the 6th Annual Egypt's Young Entrepreneur Competition 2012 "Dare and Dream" that was held in Cairo on the 24th of November 2012 at the American University's new premises. Twenty three teams participated in the contest & 10 teams won seed funding & incubation for their companies with the most distinguished company receiving an EGP 100,000 seed funding. Mr. Amr Ahmed, CEO of SIMPION Company, one of the winning companies in 2011 Dare and Dream contest stated: "After our team won we managed to legally establish our company and currently we manufacture 12 different products on top of which is the 3D eyeglasses that are manufactured for the first time in Egypt. We also have the Grab-it holder which is a plastic made product that helps its user to hold more than one bag at the same time with minimum weight & pain on the holder's hand". "We managed to sign several contracts to sell our products at well known outlets in the market and this increased investor's evaluation of our company" he added.
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