Project Heisa

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead

Like many people, I have heard this quote my whole life, but until I participated in Project Heisa (the CISV Egypt International People’s Project (IPP) in Aswan, Egypt) I didn’t believe it to be true. (more…)

CISV: Build a Bridge Across the Years

On Saturday March 19, CISV Egypt launched the 1st event in a series of many yet to take place in 2016 to celebrate its 60th anniversary.  The Reunion event which took place at the Royal Mohamed Ali Club which has been the main host of CISV events for many years and brings up so many memories. (more…)

In true CISV spirit

A little over two months ago emails started circulating about an upcoming event in collaboration with Beena Initiative, under the supervision of the Ministry of Social Solidarity. A model and manual of a One Day Camp for six orphanages (90 children) developed by CISV Egypt that can be replicated by Beena throughout the year. And so, for the past two months, in true CISV spirit, we have formed five different committees:- food, venue, program, logistics, and risk management. Each committee started planning, meeting, and calling up all their contacts for ideas and helping hands, coming up with 60 volunteers. (more…)





CISV Egypt 60 Years Reunion

Royal Club Mohamed-Aly




Beena Project

Markaz shabab El Gezira




Global Conference

Oslo, Norway

About CISV


CISV educates and inspires action for

a more just and peaceful world.


This statement is supported by our four educational principles, which unite and inspire us as members of CISV.

"The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention"

- Oscar Wilde

"You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"

- Martin Luther King Jr.

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

- Lao Tzu

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started"

- Mark Twain

"We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided"

- Albus Dumbledore

"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone"

- Neale Donald Walsch

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace"

- Jimi Hendrix

"Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding"

- Albert Einstein

"I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand"

- Confucius

"We learn by doing"

- Aristotle

"I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it"

- Pablo Picasso

"We have inherited a large house, a great world house in which we have to live together"

- Martin Luther King Jr.

"Do your little bit of good where you are, it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world"

- Desmond Tutu

"We rise by lifting others"

- Robert Ingersoll

"Those who judge will never understand and those who understand will never judge"

- Wilson Kanadi

"Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery"

- JK Rowling

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