Mama Maggie

Mama Maggie

The Untold Story of One Woman's Mission to Love the Forgotten Children of Egypt's Garbage Slums

Book - 2015
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Since 1997, Maggie Gobran and her organization Stephen's Children have been changing lives in Cairo's notorious zabala, or garbage slums. Her innovative, transformational work has garnered worldwide fame and multiple Nobel Prize nominations. This book chronicles Mama Maggie's surprising pilgrimage from privileged child to stylish businesswoman to college professor pondering God's call to change.
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780718022037
0718022033
Branch Call Number: B GOB
Characteristics: viii, 247 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Vaughn, Ellen Santilli - Author

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d2013 Jul 29, 2015

A woman on a mission! Maggie Gobran who was inspired by her aunt Matilda forsook all wealth and lots of it to help the children of Egypt's garbage slums called "The Garbage People". Referred to some as the "Mama Teresa" of Egypt, she has been nominated for a Nobel Price for her humanitarian and compassionate work.

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