Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical and Social Services of the Coptic Orthodox Church (BLESS/COC)

Coptic Orthodox Church / Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical & Social Services (COC/BLESS)
BLESS Development Department mission is: to help poor and marginalised people discover and develop their potential and improve the conditions of their communities: socially, culturally and economically.

BLESS focuses on the human being irrespective of race, age, sex or religion.
BLESS engages in community-based development with poor and marginalised communities.
BLESS focuses on sustainability with target communities to enable them to be self-sufficient.
BLESS works on average with 30 different communities at the same time.
BLESS Development Department runs seven programmes:

Community Organisation Progamme
Health & Environment Programme
Economic Programme
Rural Development Programme
Child Programme
Education Programme
Youth Programme