Category Archives: Mothers

Egypt’s Daily Life – Marriage

                       www.egyptdn.com   s              Online since 2000     600,000 Egyptian Women Get Married Before Age of Consent: StudyA study conducted by the International Population Council, the National Council for Population and Development and Assiut University on rates of early marriage in upper Egypt has … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – EVERY BIT HELPS!

When this mother standing on the banks of the Nile saw our boat come closer she send her two boys in a rowing boat to meet us and offer us some fruit and a few trinkets .   We didn’t want fruit or … Continue reading

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YANNI FULFILLING A DREAM

I have just listened to Yanni’s CD that was recorded while he was in concert in front of the Pyramids. It was a huge success, but among all the excitement and focus on the event, one touching human story emerged. … Continue reading

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SHOPPING – PICTURE OF THE WEEK

  I hope she doesn’t have far to go! More from Egypt soon  Brigitte

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – A FAMILY PICNIC

It is the only tree around but it is all this Egyptian family needs to enjoy a day out. And for extra relief from the heat a trench dug around the trunk of the tree does the trick — plus for anyone wanting … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – MARKET DAY

EVERY TUESDAY AND SATURDAY IT’S  MARKET DAY IN QARANA, A SMALL VILLAGE ON THE WEST BANK  ……….AND DON’T  WORRY  — EVERYTHING IS ORGANIC!!!! HOUSEWIVES ALL OVER THE WORLD ARE THE SAME – CRITICAL AND CHOOSY! NO TOMATOES HAVE EVER TASTED BETTER – RIPE AND JUICY  … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – BAKING BREAD

BREAD – FLAT BREAD is  still today a staple of the Egyptian diet, like it was thousands of years ago for the Ancient Egyptians. Made only of flour, water, and salt, how it can be good?  Maybe the secrets lies in the … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S LOST DREAMS

  Today, on the 25th of January, three years after the revolution in Egypt, we should be congratulating the Egyptian people on their new democracy – instead with horror and a heavy heart – we are watching the news. Yesterday … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK- SEEING CLEARLY

DO YOU THINK  THESE WOMAN  SEE THE WORLD AS CLEARLY AS YOU AND I? …………..OR MAYBE NOT SEEING CLEARLY THEY HAVE THE ADVANTAGE OF NOT SEEING WHAT THEY DON’T LIKE? More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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EGYPT’S MOTHERS

Statistics in Egypt  show that a million children are born every year. It could even be more because in rural areas not all children are registered. Yes, that is a lot of children. They need love and care,  and from what I observed during … Continue reading

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