It is a soft pre-spring afternoon when five ladies, amongst them myself, gather around the dining table in an apartment in Cairo. Our purpose is to plan the launch of the new Cairo Health and Wellbeing Initiative.
The idea is to provide a network and meeting point where people can gather and find information that helps them to be healthier and more centered, and to connect people who are looking for health service with the best practitioners who can providing them. CHWI also aims to be a model of how people can work together and build community by supporting one another’s health. The Initiative will consist of a website that offers a directory of health centers and practitioners in and near Cairo. It will also provide general health information and promote workshops and events. We’ll also have a Facebook page and Twitter account.
My dear friend and teacher Leslie, founder of…
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