The Salaam Centre

Learning through play at The Salaam Centre
Where are they?: 

Ezbet el Nakhl, one of the Zabaleen communities on the edge of Cairo.

What do they do?: 

The Salaam Centre works to improve the quality of life for the Zabaleen community who live in a slum area of Cairo characterised by great poverty resulting in poor health.

Who benefits?: 

The Zabaleen community, particulary women and children.


The Salaam Centre offers comprehensive services including two kindergartens, school, children's health clinic, hospital, home for the elderly and rehabilitation centre for those with physical disabilities. 

They also run a women's services that provides awareness seminars and workshops on substance abuse, domestic violence and child health.