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Rural Economic Development

Egypt, May 2010 – August 2010

• Monitored and evaluated agriculture cooperative’s management, marketing, financial structure, control techniques, services and planning

• Developed marketing labels for a women’s group’s cleaning products

• Launched and co-hosted a community empowerment program

• Raised funds from community leaders, designed and facilitated a two-day community mobilization conference for 35 low-income youths. Topics included: agriculture practices, health, ethics and leadership, which resulted in youth created a self-help group recognized by municipality and volunteering in other communities