The National Village Development Project works within the framework of a decent life initiative, to develop the poorest centers at the level of the Republic and to address the lack of services therein. Infrastructure and urban services (sewage, drinking water, road paving) in addition to improving the quality of human development services (education, health, sports and cultural services), as well as economic development and employment (loans for small projects, vocational training), targeting 4670 villages and representing The proportion of the population benefiting from it is approximately 60% of the total population of Egypt, for nearly 58 million citizens, at an estimated cost of 700 billion pounds.
This initiative is the first of its kind in the history of Egypt, as it aims to improve the standard of living of about 60% of the citizens living in the Egyptian countryside. It converges with many global sustainable development goals.
According to previous statements by Dr. Khaled Abdel Fattah, Director of the Decent Life Initiative at the Ministry of Social Solidarity, the initiative extended from targeting part of the villages in the first phase, to expand the scope of targeting to include all Egyptian villages, to develop and develop the Egyptian countryside, and implementation on more than one stage, and includes the stage The new has 51 centers nationwide, comprising about 1,500 villages, and we monitor the stages of the initiative's development, for 60% of the Egyptian population to benefit from it to create sustainable rural communities.