“Bambino Gesù of Cairo Association” sole objective is to achieve social solidarity and care for the poor, the needy, the elderly and people of determination, as well as providing health and social care both in Italy and abroad.
The Bambino Gesù of Cairo Association -A non-profit charitable association- was established on April 25, 2020, with the aim of achieving the goals of social solidarity by promoting social and health care, especially for pregnant women, orphaned minors, and those belonging to families that cannot provide the necessary care.
The association aims to build and manage two charitable projects in Cairo in the New Administrative Capital, which are the "Oasis of Pietà" orphanage and the "Bambino Gesù Hospital for Women and Children".
Sua Beatitudine Ibrahim Isaak Sidrak
Patriarch of Alexandria of the Catholic Copts,
President of the Synod of the Coptic Catholic Church,
President of the Assembly of the Catholic Hierarchy of Egypt
President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue of the Holy See
Born in Seville Spain, His Eminence Miguel Angel AyusoGuixot is a member of the Congregation of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (M.C.C.J.). He was ordained a priest in 1980 and served as a missionary
in Egypt and Sudan until 2002.
He received a License in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies and received a doctorate in dogmatic theology from the University of Granada. He taught Islamic
studies in Khartoum and Cairo.
Since 2012, Cardinal Ayuso has served as the Secretary for the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. On March 19, 2016, he was ordained a bishop by Pope Francis and on September 1, 2019, he was named
a Cardinal by Pope Francis. He has served as the Vatican’s principal representative in the continuing dialogue with the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmad Al-Tayeb, which as significant in the development of the
Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together, signed by Pope Francis and Grand Imam Al-Tayeb in Abu Dhabi in February 2019.
Monsignor Yoannis Lahzi Gaid
Former Personal Secretary to Pope Francis
Monsignor Yoann is Lahzi Gaid is a Coptic Catholic Priest. Born in Cairo, he received his doctorate from the Coptic Catholic seminary in Cairo and was ordained a priest in the Coptic Catholic Patriarchate of
Monsignor Gaid studied at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome, earning a doctorate in Canon Law of the Eastern Churches and graduated from the Ecclesiastical Pontifical Academy.
In addition to serving as the Personal Secretary to His Holiness Pope Francis, Monsignor Gaid served in various functions for the Vatican Apostolic Nunciature and Secretariat of State in Congo, Gabon, Jordan,
Monsignor Gaid is the founder of the St. Peter’s Software & Publishing House of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt and is Editor-in-Chief of the Alexandria Coptic Catholic website.
Emirati Writer and TV Presenter
Yasser Hareb is a prominent Emirati author, columnist, and television presenter, celebrated for his best-selling books and who is considered one of the strongest voices among Gulf Arab youth.
Hareb is a member of the Muslim Council of Elders and a member of the Higher National Council for the Year of Tolerance in the UAE. He is also the co-founder of the internationally recognized Forum for Promoting
Peace in Muslim Societies and has been awarded for his work in tolerance and positivity at the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit.
Before becoming a prominent television presenter, Hareb worked as a journalist in several leading newspapers and created numerous social impact programs including Tarjim, the largest translation initiative in
the Arab world and Uktub, a program to encourage young talent to advance their writing skills.
Mr. Hareb received a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from United Arab Emirates University and graduated from Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Future Leaders Program.