Anba Boulos, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Ottawa, Montreal, and Eastern Canada has launched a back-to-school initiative within his diocese. The initiative aims “to assist with the purchase of educational supplies for our brothers in Egypt who are facing an unprecedented rises in prices”.
The initiative looks to provide each beneficiary with a school bag, six copybooks, six notebooks, six pencils, six dry pens, a ruler, a pencil sharpener, and an eraser. The cost to sponsor one bag is CAD35. The diocese pointed out that those who wish to participate can send their donations by: PayPal / Credit Card / Debit Card / E transfer.