Let My 9-Year-Old See Her Mother for the New Year

Let My 9-Year-Old See Her Mother for the New Year

by Amina El-Ghandour

  “When I speak, my every word speaks of you. When I am silent, I ache for you.” – Rabia   I first knew real pain when I lost my first born to a list of congenital anomalies. Ozzy was diagnosed with Warburg Micro Syndrome at the age of one. This genetic disorder snatched my […]

Cairo’s Al Nour Wal Amal Orchestra Features Blind Egyptian Women

Cairo’s Al Nour Wal Amal Orchestra Features Blind Egyptian Women

  Music has that special gift of being able to speak right to your heart. But imagine being able to touch millions of hearts without even seeing what you’re playing, just playing from one soul to another. Imagine learning how to play chords and becoming really good at it, without having the sense of sight. That is how […]

9 Struggles All Glasses-Wearers Deal With

9 Struggles All Glasses-Wearers Deal With

Living every day under compromised visual circumstances is a daily struggle. We’ll never know the feeling of peacefully falling asleep to the television without having to lean over and set down our glasses. We’ll never be able to fly fighter planes in the military (which we think might actually be a good thing because no military […]

Lend Your Eyes to the Blind with this Awesome App

Lend Your Eyes to the Blind with this Awesome App

Every day, we’re filled with an urge to help, to do something more for society and the world. But living in an era where we’re always busy, we seem to put aside and forget the importance of giving back and the happiness and satisfaction it makes us feel. With technology at our fingertips, masterminds are […]