Villages

Get acquainted with Egypt. Learn about the religious climate, economy and overall health of the villages in which we serve.

15 May

Population 2,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 63% Evangelical Christian - 7%   Economy Unemployment Rate: 5% Common Occupations: Garbage Collecting   Health Major Diseases: Hepatitis C

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Located just on the southern edge of Cairo, 15 May is home to many Christians whose job is to collect, sort, and recycle garbage from the city. Consisting of about 200 families, this area is one of the poorest villages in ...

Abo Gilban

Population 3,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 30% Evangelical Christian - 70%   Economy Unemployment Rate: 25% Population Below Poverty Line: 60% Household Income Range: 250 LE - 1,000 LE monthly Com...

Abo Henes

Population 10,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 5% Evangelical Christian - 90%   Economy Common Occupations: Farming, Daily Laboring Agricultural Products: Corn, Potatoes, Wheat   Health Major Di...

Abo Korkas el Balad

Population 28,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 55% Evangelical Christian - 20%   Economy Unemployment Rate: 50% Population Below Poverty Line: 30% Common Occupations: Farming   Health Major Dis...

Akakka

Population 17,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 20% Evangelical Christian - 50%   Economy Unemployment Rate: 20% Population Below Poverty Line: 20% Household Income Range: 600 LE -5,000 LE monthly Com...

Al Kom Al Akhdar

Population 10,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 40% Evangelical Christian - 50%   Economy Unemployment Rate: 40% Common Occupations: Construction Agricultural Products: Potatoes Industries: Carpentry,...

An Nasareyah (NS)

Located between the states of Beni Suef and Minya, An Nasareyah is a village of about 40,000 people with a predominant Muslim population. Occupations of most of the people here are farming and carpentry with about 16% of t...

Assem

Population 5,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 5% Evangelical Christian - 75%   Economy Unemployment Rate: 80% Population Below Poverty Line: 50% Household Income Range: 300 LE - 3,000 LE monthly Comm...

Bni Mohamed Sultan (BN)

One of Lakepointe's original sponsored villages, Bni Mohamed Sultan is a very poor village of about 20,000 people, composed primarily of Coptic Christians with about 10% being Evangelical Christians. The main industry in B...

Dayr al Barsha

Population 40,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 70% Evangelical Christian - 30%   Economy Unemployment Rate: 35% Population Below Poverty Line: 35% Household Income Range: 400 LE - 1,100 LE monthly Co...

Dayr al Garnous

Population 18,000    Religion Coptic Christian - 75% Evangelical Christian - 25%   Economy Population Below Poverty Line: 25% Common Occupations: Carpentry Agricultural Products: Corn, Wheat   Healt...