The project aimed at reducing the poverty of the Fayoum Governorate people, promoting the local economic growth; through the protection of the environmental oasis heritage and the promotion of training activities, small and micro enterprises in tourism and marketing field. The project managed  to: 1)preserve and increase the value of the environmental and cultural heritage of Fayoum, 2)promote the area as an attractive destination for local and international tourism, 3)promote the small and micro local enterprise in the tourism field through a wide training and credit operation and 4)to support the local handicraft sector through the recovery and valuation of the cultural heritage of the community.