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The Widows of Egypt

Out of Egypt

“Orphan” often means fatherless in Egypt and the fatherless and widow often face illiteracy, child labor, poverty, and shame. Coptic Orphans breaks the cycle through long-term, respectful programs that support a child’s education and development.In these podcasts, we learn about the Christians in Egypt as well as the work of Coptic Orphans, unlocking the God-given potential of children in Egypt through grassroots partner and volunteer networks.

June 2012

The Widows of Egypt

It is estimated that, worldwide, 115 million widows live in extreme poverty. Yet most of these women and their children face discrimination and outright injustice. In this latest podcast from Coptic Orphans, Nathan Hollenbeck looks at the cultural discrimination that widows face in Egypt and other lands of the Bible.

June 1, 2012 Length: 11:46

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