Cairo's 'Mama Maggie' provides quality education to Egypt's poorest children

March 10, 2015 6:06 AM

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Cairo's 'Mama Maggie' provides quality education to Egypt's poorest children

In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 photo, Maggie Gobran, known as "Mama Maggie", kisses the foot of a child as she places a new slipper on her foot after washing her feet at a community development center she founded, in the Manshiet Nasr neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt. “I want each child to know how much I love them. I appreciate them, I respect them,” she said. Her organization, called Stephen’s Children after Christianity’s first martyr, has started nearly 90 such centers and she estimates they have assisted more than 30,000 low-income Egyptian families. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty) (The Associated Press)

In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 photo, Maggie Gobran, known as "Mama Maggie," prays at a community development center she founded, in the Manshiet Nasr neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt. Her organization, called Stephen’s Children after Christianity’s first martyr, has started nearly 90 such centers and...

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