Cairo –eco - fady labib : Orange Egypt participated as “Golden Sponsor” and internet service provider in the Qualitative Federation Forum of Rotary Clubs in Egypt to recruit people with special needs. The forum was attended by Dr. Ghada Waly, Minister of Social Solidarity, Secretary-General of Social Fund for Development Dr. Nevin Gameaa, , Dr. Abeer Shakweer, Advisor to Minister of CIT as well as a number of Orange Egypt officials ...
Orange Egypt’s participation in this huge event comes in the framework of its social responsibility towards society and people with special needs. The company was present in the forum to communicate with job seekers and know their qualifications and skills in order to offer them the suitable job opportunities and to encourage people with special needs who have recently proved their excellence. During the forum, a huge number of people with special needs applied to work in Orange.
On this occasion, Sherif Hanna, Orange Egypt’s Chief People & Compliance Officer, said, “Orange’s sponsorship of these events – which influence a huge group of people with special needs – affirms the company’s strategy to serve all categories and needs of the Egyptian society. Orange works on providing the suitable environment for them as it believes in their effective contribution to the development process. Orange Egypt will continue on enabling, qualifying and training people with special needs on different skills required in the labor market.”
It is worth mentioning that Orange Egypt has always been keen on supporting and merging people with special needs into the society. The company participates in many projects and events which support people with special needs such as (DAESN) where an electronic library was launched to serve blind students in the Egyptian universities funded by Orange Egypt. Moreover, the company participated with the National Council on Disability Affairs in the latter’s annual ceremony to honor students with special needs.
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