Category Archives: Egypt Church-Based Volunteers

Snapshot from the Field: Reps as Advocates

In Upper Egypt, A Rep instills values and reinforces workshop learning during a home visit.

Coptic Orphans Reps are local volunteers who connect children to resources like food, clothing, health, education, and housing in the households of paternal orphans and widows. But to break the cycle of poverty, they also help children expand their horizons and serve as their advocates with family, school, and local government. Just like in this story.