Join us for our next Crafts of Cairo sale, being held at the Chautauqua Institution. Come browse our beautiful selection of quilts, bags, notecards and more.Each product is made by artisans at the Association for the Protection of the Environment (APE), a job skills and educational program for women living and working in the garbage […]
Please save the date for our fall benefit dinner in celebration of HANDS’ work in Egypt! Date and time: The evening of October 24th Location: The Edith Fabbri House, 7 E 95th St, New York, NY 10128 Stay tuned for more details to come!
Watch the Egyptian, Moroccan and Tunisian Fellows from our most recent exchange program in Seattle and Washington D.C.! The 2017 theme of our Professional Fellows Program is NGO development. This summer, Seattle- and D.C.-based organizations focused on persons with disabilities graciously hosted 10 fellows for one month. While Fellows had fun exploring American culture through […]CONTINUE READING →
Mounir Naili is a Hands Along the Nile Professional Fellows Program alumnus. In spring 2015, through the HANDS program and his placement at the Chicago Hearing Society, Mounir learned about the services and opportunities accessible to the deaf community in the U.S. Through his experience with the PFP, Mounir discovered more about the social […]CONTINUE READING →
The death of a loved one always presents new difficulties in the lives of those affected. For women in many parts of the world, the death of a husband is a particularly trying time. Oftentimes, this loss can leave women in a vulnerable situation. This is the situation in which we found Sabreya. Sabreya is […]CONTINUE READING →
HANDS is privileged to have worked with Amira Hassan, one of our Egyptian Professional Fellows Program alumni. One of Amira’s most impressive accomplishments since spending one month in the U.S. with HANDS’ Professional Fellows Program, is successfully developing a web-based self-learning tool: a career guidance game. This interactive game offers students and adults suggestions […]CONTINUE READING →