Young Egyptians trudge through mud to clean up Nile

Egyptian youth volunteers collect waste and plastic as part of a campaign to clean up the Nile River sponsored by Egypt's environment ministry in cooperation with VeryNile and Greenish, in Cairo, Egypt February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

CAIRO (Reuters) – Hundreds of young Egyptians, including actress Mai El Gheity, trudged through the mud on the banks of the River Nile to collect tonnes of old plastic bags, bottles and other rubbish. The teens and twenty-somethings also climbed into boats to reach trash floating through the center of Cairo during the “Youth for […]

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