The AKDN’s programmes in Egypt range from the development of the 30-hectare (74 acre) Azhar Park in the historic centre of Islamic Cairo to education and rural development in Aswan. The Azhar Park project extends beyond the park to vocational training, including restoration skills and carpentry. In rural development, the AKDN promotes environmentally sound agricultural practices and helps farmers generate additional income. In education, it supports early childhood development and continuing education in Aswan. Microfinance programmes provides a range of financial products that support micro, small and medium enterprise development.