Bread for life in Egypt

Published on 07 February 2011

In April of 2008, 11 people in Egypt starved to death while waiting in line at a local market for bread. “Aysh,” the Arabic word for bread, is so essential in Egyptian culture it also translates to mean life. (..) To assist in this vital hunger issue, The United Nations’s World Food Program (WFP) has partnered with the Globial Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Egyptian government in an effort to distribute and bake healthier bread.

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