Marzouka Shehata is 52 years old and divorced. She is a street vendor in Boulak Aboulela district. She sells fruits and vegetables. She has an 18 years old daughter.
When her daughter was young, she worked in an atelier in Zamalek, but she quit her job to take care of her daughter. She decided to become a street vendor.
Her daughter is now in her first year in high school . Marzouka wishes to see her daughter work as a bank teller in the Central Bank, like “the employees who buy the vegetables from her.”
She doesn’t read or write and wishes her daughter would teach her. [Credit: Women of Egypt]

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