The BLESS Housing Program funds the construction and repair of modest housing for families throughout Egypt
Over 5,000 of needy individuals rely on the BLESS Medical Assistance Program for emergency care as well as subsidies for medications and treatment required for chronic and life-threatening conditions
Egyptians use an average of 45% of their income on food. Any rise in inflation is expected to be a heavy blow to the poorest classes
Among the services BLESS offers is the Income-Generating Projects Program, an initiative designed to enable the most disadvantaged to establish and operate their own small businesses
BLESS serves villages throughout Egypt, and devotes its service to assisting those suffering from extreme poverty and an inability to afford basic necessities

Supporting Coptic Orthodox Christians in Egypt

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BLESS USA is a nonprofit charity organization that extends monetary aid and support from the United States to disadvantaged Coptic Orthodox Christians in Egypt

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Mission

Mission Statement

To raise the standard and quality of living for needy and disadvantaged Copts residing in Egypt, and to aid in alleviating their suffering.

Mission Goals

BLESS USA's activities are focused on the following to accomplish it's mission:

  1. Promote Christian concepts of love, unity, and service.
  2. Raise awareness in the United States about the conditions of needy Copts in Egypt.
  3. Build a community in the United States that supports the charity services and programs of BLESS Egypt.

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About BLESS USA

We invite you to take a few minutes to browse through our site and learn about the important work BLESS does in Egypt. According to the most recent United Nations Egypt Human Development Report, an average of 39.62% of the population of Egypt’s poorest governorates lives below the poverty line of $2/day. BLESS USA funds the work of the Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical and Social Services (BLESS) in Egypt, which administers social services to disadvantaged Copts throughout the country living below this poverty line. Since its formation in 1962, BLESS has implemented programs designed to address both the indicators and products of the extreme poverty endured by Coptic Orthodox Christians throughout Egypt. Its services range from assisting needy Copts in forming small, income-generating businesses, to critical medical assistance. Please take a few minutes to acquaint yourself with BLESS USA’s mission and programs

 

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Programs

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