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'I quit my job to educate poor children in Egypt'

16 November 2013 Last updated at 00:43 GMT

Long before the 2011 revolution in Egypt, experts were talking about the need to improve education and make young people more employable.

For one woman, the challenge was enough for her to leave her engineering job and try to bring about some changes.

Yasmin Helal of Educate-Me in Cairo tells her story.