A motivating story about a small village on the outskirts of Beheira Governorate called Naga Sheikh Aoun, whose people were able to challenge themselves and face all the difficulties that have always stood in the way of achieving their dreams. The people implemented it, including the silkworm project and the silk line industry.
“The Seventh Day” met with Abdul Latif Murtaha, one of the villagers who is entrusted with the silkworm project, and he said: We started the silk project 7 years ago. That the divine miracle was accomplished and we saw it with our own eyes, the silk threads were like a lifeline for our little village.
And he continued, “Mertah” added: We brought the worms from the Ministry of Agriculture, a 12-gram can, containing 18,000 eggs, and we put them at a certain temperature 27 or 28 incubation and remain in it for 4 days, then the egg hatches, to let the worms come out and start its life cycle, which lasts 35 days, the first cycle was carrying many Among the difficulties and consequences, as we faced the problem of yellowing and drying of the worm, and after asking several agricultural engineers, we were able to overcome this problem, and our project succeeded, and it became inside every house in Sheikh Aoun village.”
Abdel Latif continued his speech to “The Seventh Day”, saying: “The worms feed on Indian mulberry leaves, we cut it and we spread it on it 4 times a day as food for it. Pure silk with my hands, a meter in the handmade silk rug.
Abdel Latif concluded his speech with his wish, which the people of the village gathered on, that Sheikh Aoun’s Nag would be a main source for the silk industry from silkworms at the level of the Republic.