Blog: Ezbit el Nakhl Village

Lessons to Equip Them for Life

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

Children of Ezbit el Nakhl

Celebrating the close of 2015 and the beginning of a new year, the organization held a festival for the children of Ezbit el Nakhl. The children were thankful for the many things they learned that caused changes in their lives. Here is what some of them shared at the celebration:

Muhammad, who is fifteen years old, is thankful he has learned to admit his mistakes and to say he’s sorry to the person he has wronged.

Nurturing Talent Where No One Else Did

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

Introducing sweet Doaa, an 11-year-old girl growing up in Ezbit el Nakhl. She regularly attends our weekly lessons in EL Zorab, where we discovered her talent for drawing and artwork. She lives in a simple society that doesn't value girls or their talents. Also, this community distinguishes between boys and girls.

Change of Perspective

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

As we continue working with the ladies of Ezbit el Nakhl Village, we shared one lesson about “Jealousy”. The focus was mainly on a mother’s jealousy of her daughter. We discussed how often times moms may envy their daughters at a specific stage, especially when the daughters start to grow up and attend the university.

Providing Encouragement and New Glasses!

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

Women of Ezbit el Nakhl

Hope for Each Person

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

The Ladies of Ezbit el Nakhl

Hope in Difficult Circumstances

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

Allow us to introduce you to Um Imad. She has attended our classes on a regular basis for a long time, and is one we helped to provide an eye surgery for. She recently suffered a health crisis that came on suddenly. It made her unable to move her right hand and leg, as well as not be able to speak very well as her mouth got twisted. We went to visit her to offer help and words of encouragement.

Healthy Relationship Boundaries

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

This last quarter, we introduced a lesson about boundaries in relationships between family and friends. One thing they learned was that there should be privacy for each family member. At the lesson, it was shared that there was a problem between two ladies, Isis and Om Sami, who were relatives. There were many issues dramatically affecting them.

Families Consider Matters of the Heart

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

Trying a Different Response

Women

Addressing the Heart

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt

Children

We care about all aspects of development in children in Ezbet El Nakhl Village. One of the most important things that we focus on is their talents and how they can express themselves through drawing. In our day of talent, every child has an opportunity to be innovative on their own paper.

Teenage Development Education for Parents

Ezbit el Nakhl, Egypt

A lady had problems with her husband because he wanted to marry his daughter to his nephew, who is older than she by twelve years. The daughter is fifteen years old, still in school, and the bridegroom is twenty-seven. The daughter was weak, but married off. After she learned about the damage of early marriage, the lady asked to meet with her husband. They met together and she tried to convince him the wedding was a wonderful time, but to reverse the marriage.

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