In this Muftah podcast, we speak with Marwa El-Daly, the founder of Waqfeyat al Maadi, a community organization that aims to revive and modernize the concept of “waqf” or “endowment” to encourage sustainable non-governmental financing and development in Egypt. Marwa discusses the state of philanthropy in Egypt and how Waqfeyat al Maadi has revived a traditional, indigenous model of charity to reconceptualize philanthropic giving and support sustainable development in the country.We caught up with Marwa this past weekend at the first annual conference of EgyptNEGMA, an organization that aims to support social enterprises that address pressing economic and social problems inside Egypt.

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