On May 4th, 2018 AFS Egypt celebrated 59 years of AFS in Egypt. One hundred and sixty AFS Egypt volunteers, former and present board members, returnees of 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s, Daniel Obst, president of AFS International, partners from Kenya, South Africa, Tunisia, Ghana, and USA. The event celebrated the history of AFS Egypt, the present realities and AFS Egypt’s dreams and vision for the future. The event marked the launch of the AFS Egypt Cultural hub…….
The Role of Global Citizens in Nation Building
On May 5th, 2018, AFS Egypt held a seminar addressing “The Role of Global Citizens in Nation Building”. Sixty educators, heads of schools and universities, leaders in the IT fields, corporate HR managers, AFS partners, friends of AFS Egypt, and AFS alumni from the 60’s to date, attended…..
AFS Egypt hold a large volunteer assembly yearly to train volunteers and to share success stories. This year one hundred and twenty four volunteers representing fourteen chapters from nine governorates attended. The event took place in the Oasis Hotel, Giza, from 26-28 January, 2018. The theme was “Learning to Live Together”. Several workshops were conducted on that topic.
Upon their arrival, each volunteer received a backpack, the events T-shirt, a book marker, an upcycled name tag, and a present, all AFS Egypt labelled. After the opening session, all volunteers participated in cultural games to break the ice and to focus on our culture…….