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Archives: July, 2010

Special Coptic Museum opening and movie July 25th

The Zaballeen, are a community of dispossessed peasants from Upper Egypt who settled in Cairo in the late 19th century and, as a community, became the trash collectors for about 60% of the city. In recent years, not only have they continued to collect trash, but they have also made additional cash from recycling what they collect, impressively reusing about 80% of the trash after sorting it...

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