Egis Donates 100 000 € to the NGO ACTED for Humanitarian Support to Ukraine
Egis has contributed € 100,000 to the ACTED fund, which has chartered 35 humanitarian aid trucks from France and shipped them to Poland, Moldova, and Ukraine. Fundraising is still in progress. In addition, Ukrainian employees have created and provided volunteer movements. Besides, they actively support refugees and displaced persons, and in all countries where the Egis Group is present, the collection and delivery of humanitarian aid have been organized.
For Egis situation in Ukraine is not something far away, company has operated in Ukraine since 1996 and identified Kyiv as a regional hub for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Since then Egis in Ukraine has participated in more than 110 development projects in the country and in Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Caucasus regions. The company has 200 employees including over 145 qualified engineers and experts. All of them are safe and have company support, but most are still based in Ukraine. The company supports the employees as well as Ukrainians.
“I want to emphasize that Egis is not present in Russian Federation since 2014. Inspired by the courage and bravery of the people of Ukraine, I assure you: Egis has worked, works, and will work in Ukraine. Each of us will make every possible effort to restore airports, roads, infrastructure, and cities in Ukraine. As before, we assure you of our readiness to invest in the future of Ukraine!” – Matthieu LOUSSIER , Executive Director Europe-Africa commented.
In addition, the part of Egis in Ukraine team who are in Ukraine now supports a number of humanitarian initiatives. The Ukrainian team organized the transportation of refugees in Ukraine, logistics, and supply of essential goods to the cities that are in difficult situations (including Irpin, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv and others). Recently, the Egis team in Ukraine helped to deliver medical supplies to the Okhmatdid Children’s Hospital from Krakow (Poland) and purchase medical supplies for the Central Military Hospital. All this became possible thanks to the actions of the NGO “Entrepreneurial Club” and Egis.
About Egis in Ukraine
Egis has been operating in Ukraine since 1996, working on a variety of private and government-funded projects across various sectors. The company’s headquarters in Ukraine serves as a regional hub for our activity in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and Central Asia.
The main activities of Egis in Ukraine include consulting and engineering in the fields of energy efficiency, environmental management; civil engineering, road and bridge construction, water, urban transport; ports and waterways, and energy. The company has 200 employees including over 145 qualified engineers and experts.
From Ukraine, the company manages Egis’ activities in South Caucasus, and Central Asia. Our Ukrainian engineers are working successfully in Georgia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and other countries, thus providing Egis in Ukraine with deep and sustainable foundations in the region.
Key areas of expertise include feasibility studies, detailed design, traffic studies, PPP structuring, institutional support, technical assistance to municipalities, central authorities, and private clients, project and program management, and construction supervision services.
ACTED has been present in Ukraine since 2015, responding to the emergency and longer-term needs of vulnerable, marginalized and conflict-affected populations living along the Line of Contact (LoC) in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts. Over the past two years, ACTED has expanded its operations to Kharkiv, Kherson and the Sea of Azov region. Since the conflict eruption in the rest of the country on 24 February 2022, ACTED is upscaling its activities to support affected people in conflict hotspots, displaced and evacuees across Ukraine, as well as refugee populations in neighboring countries of central Europe.
Dopomoga.RAZOM- a volunteer organization the main goal is to solve urgently critical issues: to collect applications and provide assistance in drawing up evacuation routes, delivery of medicines, food, etc. Today RAZOM Help provides logistics for large flows of humanitarian aid, their distribution, and redistribution.
About NGO «Entrepreneurial Club»
The Entrepreneurship Club is a non-governmental organization founded by an Egis employee in 2013. Today, the Entrepreneurship Club is a co-organizer and partner of the Ukrainian civic initiative DOPOMOGA.Razom, which purchases and supplies goods where they are most needed.