Moataz is a social entrepreneur who believes in ICT knowledge-sharing for social change; He has for a long time been interested in community development and helping youth to gain education and to find employment, Mr. Shaarawy is a co-founder and the Secretary General of Ofok NGO.
“No doubt that any development must first start with the individual; but sharing knowledge and the application of powerful solutions to real life problems can only take place if an effective human network exists. The formula equation for community development in my point of view:
Human Development + Human Networks = Community Development” Moataz says.
Mr.Moataz was graduated from Faculty of Law, Cairo University finding himself interested with the Intellectual Property Rights field.
Established Ofok in December 2005 with a mission of community capacity building and career development.
Ofok is an NGO, working on a self sustainable model and taking full advantage of the
opportunities presented by the development initiatives taking place worldwide. Ofok
stands for "Horizon" on the Arabic language, summarizing the passion toward creating
a brighter future, delivering a message of Hope and Change to communities through
strengthening one of the main development pillars; Education, using Information and
Communication Technologies (ICTs) as tools to spread and facilitate knowledge
Ofok's mission is to help communities empower themselves, and to enable individuals
especially find employment and develop their careers. Ofok is launching its initiatives
toward narrowing the knowledge gap between developed and developing worlds
through immunizing youth with the ICTs to be able to connect global experiences with
local entrepreneurship to create customized solutions for communities using available
Ofok Human Development Initiative:
Ofok's dedication to ICT (Information and Communications Technology) development
and entrepreneurship ensures that today's young people become the leaders of
tomorrow by attaining the right leadership skills and the latest knowledge of