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CIB Foundation

Managing Director: Nesma Farahat
Establishment: 2010
Type: Corporate Foundation
Focus Region: Egypt
Sectors: Healthcare, Education


The CIB Foundation is a non-profit organization registered under the Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity dedicated to enhancing pediatric healthcare services in Egypt. Established in 2010 as one arm of Commercial International Bank’s (CIB) corporate responsibility program, the Foundation works on making positive, life-changing impacts on Egypt’s youngest citizens. Through an annual commitment of 1.5% of CIB’s net annual profit, and with a focus on existing, public health institutions, the CIB Foundation is committed to improving the quality of health services offered to the Egyptian public and raising the standard of the public health system in the country.


The CIB Foundation is dedicated to enhancing health and nutrition services for underprivileged children in Egypt.


  • Upgrading government and university hospitals through infrastructural adjustments
  • Outfitting health institutions with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Providing surgical and medicinal treatment to underprivileged children
  • Supporting children with special needs
  • Raising community awareness on health and nutrition issues 2014


  • Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357 - Annual operating costs and 60-bed expansion
  • Gozour Foundation for Development - Implementing 24 6/6 eye exam caravans in public elementary schools
  • Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation - Sponsoring 50 children’s open heart surgeries
  • Friends of Abu El Rish Children’s Hospitals Association - Renovating the Emergency Ward and Reception Area in the Mounira Hospital
  • Mansoura University Children’s Hospital - Providing vital equipment to the Hospital’s Gastroenterology and Liver Unit
  • Maxillo-Facial Center - Cairo University - Establishing the Maxillo-Facial Center in the Pediatric Prosthodontics Department
  • Children’s Right to Sight Program - Sponsoring 750-1,000 eye surgeries
  • Aswan University Hospital - Providing medical equipment for the Pediatric Department
  • Sohag University Hospital - Providing medical equipment for three pediatric intensive care units
  • Bolak El Dakroor Hospital - Providing equipment for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department
  • Egyptian ADVANCE Society - Supporting various finishing work in the Society’s new premises
  • Egyptian Liver Care Society - Treating 600 children with the Hepatitis C virus
  • Association of the Friends of the National Cancer Institute - Sponsoring the Institute’s Pediatric Outpatient Clinic
  • Zewail University of Science and Technology - Funding the second year tuition costs associated with the CIB Foundation Fellowship for Science and Technology
  • Egyptian Clothing Bank - Providing 50,000 pullovers for children in Upper Egypt through the ‘Warm Egypt’ national campaign
  • Right to Life Association – Renovating the Association’s premises
  • Egyptian Red Crescent – Renovating the Al-Nahda community health center
  • Blood Donation Campaigns - Implementing six blood donation campaigns in various CIB Head Offices
  • IMAX Theater – Coordinating movie screenings for 500 children with various special needs
  • KidZania Cairo – Coordinating trips to the edutainment city for 100 children with various special needs

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