Saint Anne School – Foundation in Egypt 1909
In the autumn of 1909, Egypt opened its doors to the Sisters of Charity.
On December 29, 1909, a workshop is inaugurated and on January 3, 1910, begin the activities.
In September 1910, in the district of Faggala, after much insistence with the charitable society opens a school, whose number of students soon exceeds 160.
The Blessing of the Chapel takes place on September 8, 1910.
In March 1916, the Sainte Anne establishment opens its doors to an orphanage by welcoming first seven girls, then 18 others.
Then, in March 1918, during the 1st World War of 1914 – 1918, the wounded and the sick are treated by the Sisters at the Egyptian Red Crescent Hospital.
On November 9, 1945, is signed the act of purchase of the school, 7 Sakakini Street and 17 Said Street.
In 1990 a permit is obtained for the secondary cycle.
On October 12, 1992 at 3:12 pm, an earthquake of 6.7 on the Richter scale damaged the oldest building.
the new house is inaugurated in November 1998.
Saint Anne, this flourishing School crowned the work of the Sisters of Charity. They celebrated the bicentenary of the Congregation.
The 1st centenary of École Sainte Anne -Sakakini is celebrated in 2009-2010
“Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to sup with him and him near me.” (Rev 3:20)