Hawara village falls under Markaz Al Fayoum, Fayoum governorate. It is
located southern the governorate on the agricultural road leading to Beni Suef
governorate. It covers a total area of 84.000 square km. The number of its
residents is estimated with 22.450 inhabitants according to the data of secondary
resources (11.651 males and 10.799 females)
The local community in Hawara: It is a simple rural community in which
agriculture represents the main source for income, followed by trade meanwhile,
development and job opportunities are scarce in this society.
The village was classified among the 1000 poorest villages in Egypt. According
to the basic data of a survey applied on a sample of the poorest villages in 2009/2010,
48% of Fayoum poorest villages live below poverty threshold (198 EGP monthly).
Same date shed the light on some issues related to the quality of governmental
services in sectors like education, health, clean drinking water. Also, there
are no specific future plans for delivering sanitation services meanwhile, the
rate of unemployment for women and youth is high due to the limited
opportunities of development in addition to the lack of resources that could
provide financial support.
Project Duration: One year