Lead Foundation

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"Lead will provide poor and low-income entrepreneurs especially women with sustainable access to quality microfinance services that address their needs and build their capacity." [1] Their Main partner organizations are The Mansour Group and USAID.


Accessed February 2011: [2]

  • Chairman of the Board - Mohamed Mansour - Chairman of Mantrac & Mansour Automotive
  • Vice Chairman - Karim Fanous - Executive Director of Lead Foundation
  • Secretary - Ahmed El-Maghraby - Minister of Housing, Utilities & Urban Development
  • Treasurer - Hesham Mekawi - Chairman of BP Egypt
  • Moataz El-Alfi - Chairman of the Americana Group (Egypt) and CEO of Kuwait Food Co.
  • Galal El-Zorba - Chairman of the Federation of Egyptian Industries and Nile Holding Co.
  • Ola Ghabbour - Vice President of the Association of Friends of the National Cancer Institute (AFNCI), an NGO dedicated to providing first class health care for children in Egypt
  • Hossam Badrawi - Board Member, Head of the Education Committee, and Chair Business Secretariat in the ruling National Democratic Party
  • Yassin Mansour - Managing Director of the Mansour & Maghraby Investment Company
  • Youssef Mansour - Chairman of Mansour Distribution]]


URL: http://www.lead.org.eg

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  1. Mission, Lead Foundation, accessed February 10, 2011.
  2. Board, Lead Foundation, accessed February 10, 2011.