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40 Years of Vitalizing the Desert

“Crazy!” That was how people called Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish, when he first declared his vision of greening the desert and building a sustainable community in Egypt. The SEKEM founder started …

SDG 4: Educating Future Generations

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” Nelson Mandela said.  Education plays a key role for providing opportunities that are available to people …

Learned to Love Learning

Education is one of the major challenges of our time, but also one of the most sustainable development measures. Because only where there is investment in education, there will be …

SEKEM Model Sets a Precedent

“It was amazing to witness the openness and transparency with which our group was welcomed,” said Nariman Mostafa during the workshop “Sustainable Development and Community Building in the Desert”. “Of …

Fighting Breast Cancer

Both in the global North and the global South: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the top cancer in women – also among women in the …

Investing in Women is more than CSR

For promoting gender diversity in Egypt, SEKEM engaged in the event “Investing in Women – Private Sector Solutions”. The event was recently hosted in Cairo by the International Finance Cooperation …

SDG 2: Reshaping Agriculture

Sustainable human development – that is the vision that made Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish dig the first well in the vast desert land. Since 1977, Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish tackles desertification by …