SCGC also raised funds for 57357 Children’s Cancer Hospital, one of the best cancer hospitals in the region. The donation, which included cash and cement products, is set to enable the hospital to continue to engage in advanced cancer treatment and research.
Six hundred tons of cement were donated in 2008 for the construction of a new building which contains the cyclotron, special equipment used for the cancer therapy which allows a personalized cancer treatment. In 2012 and 2013 the Company supported the construction of a new clinic donating totally 100 tons. A special Ramadan Campaign with SCGC workers was dedicated to fundaraise the hospital collecting totally EGP 300,000 in addition to the EGP 115,000 previously donated by the Company. In 2013, 25 SCGC employees from the Helwan, Tourah and Kattameya plants participated in a marathon organized by the hospital to raise more funding for the medical facility.