الأيتام في العالم العربي – Orphans in the Arab world

Iraq

“In one of Baghdad’s most dangerous districts, one man is struggling to rebuild the lives of 32 boys orphaned by the war. Witness follows the residents of the orphanage over the course of several months as they take uncertain steps on the road back to a normal future with humour, resilience and unwavering determination.” [Source: Al-Jazeera English/Some Iraqi Arabic with English subtitles]

Saudi Arabia

[Source: Alaan TV, alaantube on Youtube/Arabic, no subtitles]

Ensan – Saudi Society for care of Orphans جمعية ُ إنسان بالسعودية لرعايةِ الأيتام

Website: http://www.ensan.org.sa/

Egypt

ملكة جمال أميركا تزور دار الأورمان للأيتام في مصر

Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih, a Lebanese immigrant from Michegan, spurred celebrations among Arab-Americans when she won Miss USA 2010. She visited the Dar al-Orman Orphanage in Giza, Cairo. [Video source: Al-Hurra TV, Youtube/Egyptian, no subtitles]

Vocab

إنسان – human, person

رعايةِ – looking after (maSdar)

يتيم – الأيتام – orphan (s)

مؤسسة خيرية  / جمعية خيرية – charity

About Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp

Literary translator from Arabic, German and Russian into English
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