Cooperation

Farida AbdelMaksoud 10S Cooperation Cooperation has always been one of Hayah’s Core Values. Just six months ago I have been really in touch with its importance. January 25, 2011 was a remarkable day for the entire world. Six months ago the astonishing Egyptians were able to overthrow Hosni Mubarak and all his corrupted government. The remarkable and cooperative Egyptian would not have been able to do it without cooperating with each other and heading to Tahrir Square asking to change Hosni’s System and together build a new Egypt. They said Egypt died 30 years ago yet Egyptians found it in 18 days through cooperation hand in hand Egyptians gave in all the strength they have, all the power and all their voices. A single Egyptian wouldn’t have been able to overthrow the Dictator but together we did it, and I am glad and proud I joined in. Because of the rumors and dreadful things said about the Egyptians and the countless lies that Egyptians fight among each other and that there is a huge tension between Muslims and Christians; the Revolution was a chance to prove to the world that it did not matter if we were Muslim or Christian. I have seen Muslims protect Churches and I have also seen Christians holding each other’s hand and form a huge circle around the Muslims praying, offering protection. In Tahrir Square finally Egypt woke up and showed the world that they have gone through a lot of positive changes because of the love and cooperation that grew among the Egyptians. I am glad that Hayah is trying to teach its students cooperation in a young age, because no one knows maybe this new generation might make a difference just like their ancestors. The key to...