Urban Gardening: The Rooftop Gardens of Cairo

Posted on Jun 1 2020 - 3:06pm by UOG

In recent years, there have been several initiatives and campaigns, promoting urban gardening on rooftops and elsewhere, to encourage more eco-friendly solutions across the country. Fortunately, there has been a positive response from both Egyptian residents and the government in following and implementing such initiatives.

Founded by brothers, Sherif and Tarek Hosny due to their interest in plants and nature, Schaduf is a social enterprise that initially started off by offering microloans in the form of rooftop gardens for low-income Egyptians, and later expanded to creating more green spaces on rooftops of the entire country.

Today, Schaduf is a leader in designing and implementing green walls and roof gardens, as well as vertical and roof landscaping.

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