Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Center (ACT)

National Network

22 El Shahid Yousri Fahmi St, Colleyat al Banat, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt

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Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Gender
  3. Human rights
  4. Research
  5. Youth and education
General Information
ACT was founded by a group of men and women, Azza Kamel, Ros Ford, artist, Halim Zaka, Mohamed Wael. number of staff: 10 partners: Kvinna till Kvinna, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Foundation for the Future. Budgetary resources: 220000 $ Sources of funding: Kvinna till Kvinna, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Foundation for the Future. Modalities of action: concrete projects, exchanges, workshops, and seminars) Main partners involved in the organization's projects/activities: New women foundation, Helwan Association for Developing community, the Egiptian Association for Family Development.
Mission and Objectives

ACT mission is to improve skills of communication in the field of development work , help societal groups to get organized, seek networking with other development groups in Egypt and the Arab world, provide an information database for the different educational resources, build the capacities of women groups and marginalized groups, and activate the political and societal participation for the different categories of societies.

Main Projects / Activities

Project on monitoring and changing the image of women and men in media.
for the purpose of monitoring and changing the image of women as handled in media, with a vision to create a society where media value justice, equality and human rights, and represent women as a competent citizen.
projects on fighting violence against women
which included a number of activities, such as awareness raising, teaching skills needed for listening centres staff, and implemented many seminars and the press conferences on the issue, and on the International Day for Women.

Contact (1) Full Name
Azza Kamel
Head of the organisation
Azza Kamel
Contact (2) Full Name
Samah Salaheldin