Welcome to Manchieyet Nasser [Garbage City] June 21st 2009 About two months ago, I made a site visit to the Zaballeen Community. Zaballeen means garbage collectors/people in Arabic. I went along with two AUC students, who are a part of the program that I manage. The students in the program must partner with an NGO/CBO to work and develop a student led project within the community.
The community lies just outside the city limits of Cairo and has very f ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Lower Egypt » Cairo The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more