“I just want to live in dignity with my husband until I die”

By EA Philippa

Umm Nasser’s garden. EAPPI / EA Philippa

Umm Nasser has tended her beautiful small farm for almost 60 years. She has also raised 14 children. Now 80, she has passed the land, on the outskirts of Beitillu village near Ramallah, onto her sons. She still plays an active role in the farm, however. Welcoming our team of EAs into a shady courtyard filled with flowering trees, she settles down to pour tea and tell us what’s been going on in the area. (Her husband, who is 88, is off doing business in the village.).

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