A woman talks about gold precious precious jewelry in Cairo’s Khan al-Khalili market. Gold precious jewelry is typically provided to a Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption
A lady talks about gold precious precious jewelry in Cairo’s Khan market that is al-Khalili. Gold precious precious jewelry is usually directed at a bride in Egypt included in a wedding contract. Numerous young Egyptians have discovered they can not manage to get hitched as a result of the price that is soaring of and increasing expenses of fundamental products.
When you look at the Shubra al-Kheima community of Cairo, Sharouk, 20, has already established two engagements broken down by her potential grooms’ families. The reason why: She could not afford to purchase appliances for the kitchen.
The groom is responsible for the apartment and furniture, while the bride provides a refrigerator, stove and washing machine in Sharouk’s working-class community.
The engagement is sealed with something special of gold jewelry from the groom towards the bride.
The soft-spoken young girl has worked in a nearby factory since she ended up being 12.