18 Jul 2012
Kalila and Dimna children’s bookstore and cultural center offers young people the chance to embark on an interactive cultural journey promoting Egypt’s language and heritage. Its mission statement, appropriately, is “...
11 Jul 2012
With the world’s population now well over 7 billion, increased pressure is being put on global health resources and services, particularly in the developing world. World Population Day, held annually on 11 July, aims to raise...
04 May 2012
Getting the attention of little kids for a considerable amount of time is not an easy mission, especially when it comes to exercise.
Aimed at injecting fun into professional, educational, and challenging tennis experience, Teddy Tennis was...
03 May 2012
Jasmine Abdullah* is fresh out of the delivery room. After four hours of labor and a nine-month wait, she finally has her baby girl in her arms and is about to feed her for the first time. Her mother stands on her right; on her left, her...
01 Apr 2012
Mohamed logged onto his computer one morning to find a fan page had been created for him with false information, a picture of him wearing a wig and a declaration that he is gay.
He's only 15.
The bogus page was a "prank" set...
31 Mar 2012
Looking for a place where your kids can enjoy a wide array of activities that are fun on the outside and stimulate physical, social and mental growth on the inside? The Little Gym (TLG) offers a well-considered curriculum model...
21 Mar 2012
Mother’s Day is here. It is the time of year when storefront display windows around the capital are colorfully decorated to grab customers’ attention and draw them in.
And while most retailers traditionally slash prices on...
24 Feb 2012
It used to be said that in Egypt, to make money, one should invest in real estate or food. But nowadays it seems the new moneymaker might be in offering services to the city’s youngest patrons. In several parts of Cairo, high-end...
20 Feb 2012
Plastic surgery, which has long offered a quick solution to those with bodily dissatisfactions of all kinds, has found a new and ready market. Doctors say many affluent young mothers, some not long after delivery, are going under the...
18 Feb 2012
If you are interested in teaching your children origami, the Treehouse workshop is one of the best places for young people to practice the basics of the art of folding paper with the professional expertise of Mohamed al-Sherbiney.