The objective of this research is to examine the effectiveness or lack thereof of community-based organizations (CBOs) in alleviating poverty in Ezbet Bekhit, Manshiet Nasser, with a special focus on employment creation. This is achieved by studying the organizational structure of these CBOs; their links with larger organizations and their role in wider development plans; their definitions of poverty and their visions and strategies for poverty alleviation in addition to initiatives targeting employment creation; the sustainability of these CBOs and their initiatives, and finally the employment prospects for the inhabitants of Ezbet Bekhit.
Political Science Department
MA in Political Science
Library of Congress Subject Heading 1
Egypt -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Library of Congress Subject Heading 2
Poverty -- Egypt.
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Abdel Azim, N.
(2011).Dealing with urban poverty: the case of Ezbet Bekhit, Manshiet Nasser [Master's Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Abdel Azim, Nazly Amr. Dealing with urban poverty: the case of Ezbet Bekhit, Manshiet Nasser. 2011. American University in Cairo, Master's Thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.