Tagged with Rain

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Internet, Puddles

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Internet, Puddles

God, It is hard to fix everything at once. Help Egypt prioritize well. To boost the struggling economy, the government emphasized the importance of e-commerce. Steps will be taken to promote the sector. A local company is poised to pioneer an Uber-like regional bus service. And Google offers free digital training in Arabic. It is … Continue reading

Rain, One Day Later

Rain, One Day Later

Yesterday Egypt experienced one of its very few yearly rainstorms, for which its roadways are terribly unprepared. I realize great swaths of the United States are covered with snow these days, so there is little room to complain. But nonetheless, the puddles and mud left behind a day later complicate the daily walk to school. … Continue reading

Rain, Rain, Go Away

The other day it rained in Cairo.  While this might not seem strange to you, rain in Cairo is not a common occurrence.  I would estimate that we have had some rain about five times in the six months that we’ve been here.  And that has mostly been light showers once or twice throughout a … Continue reading