Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hand in Hand Foundation?
Hand in Hand was established in 2020 with the aim of enabling the amputee population in Egypt, where we utilise the latest NGO development methodologies in order to aid amputees (psychologically, and by providing prosthesis) free of charge.
Is the institution subject to the Ministry of Solidarity?
Yes, it is subject to the Ministry of Solidarity and is registered under No. 6859 of 2020 and operates according to the provisions of Law No. 149 of the year.
What are the services offered by Hand in Hand?
We provide psychological rehabilitation, high techcustom-made prosthetic devices, and lifelong maintenance & support.
Who is Eligible for the Prosthetic Limb?
Anyone who has lost a limb, regardless of the reason, whether through illness, accident, or congenital (by birth).
What are the conditionsfor obtaining a prosthetic device?
Six months have passed since the amputation, in order to ensure that the wound has fully healed.
For children, the child must be at least 5 years old in order to grasp the mechanics of the device.
To be psychologically qualified, which is done through the Department of the Psychology at the foundation.
Below the wrist: 9,600 EGP
Below the elbow: 12,000 EGP
Below the knee: 18,000 EGP
Above the knee: 24,000 EGP
What are the types of prosthetics proveded?
Fully functional mechanical prosthetic devices are available for below wrist, below elbow, and below knee amputees.
Is it possible to discount the donation from the value of Zakat?
According to Dar Al-Ifta, it is permissible to donate as zakat and charity. Fatwa number: 717331