The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has delivered contracts for 50 new houses to families affected by the floods in Khor Awada village in Aswan.
The houses were built and furnished as part of the petroleum sector’s vision that was defined by the corporate social responsibility (CSR) high committee headed by the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla.
Each house was provided with electric equipment and furniture in addition to the goat breeding project to ensure sustainable income for these families, according to a statement issued by the ministry.
El Molla announced in March 2022 the beginning of the first phase of the Kohr Awada reconstruction initiative which is carried out in cooperation with the Aswan governorate and the Orman Association. Phase 1 of reconstruction process costs EGP 8 million.
This initiative is contributed by companies of Petrojet, bp, Shell, Kuwait Energy, Enap Sipetrol, Petronas, Total, TransGlobe Energy, Chevron, Apache, Neptune Energy, Energean, Mubadala Petroleum, Apex Energy, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, Cheiron and Wintershall Dea.
It should be noted that the CSR High Committee takes part in several initiatives including decent life, educational programs and women empowering programs.