mahua

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mahua

(ˈmɑːwɑː)
n
(Plants) a fast-growing Indian tree
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The winners of the awards were: Coach Aysha Al-Madini from the girls technical institute in Madinah scored first position with a cash award of SR60,000; Nada Yamani girls Technical institute in Riyadh came second winning SR50,000; Ahmed Al Awbathani from Dammam came third and won SR40,000; Faisal Al Mahwas of Hail Technology institute secured thefourth position and won SR35,000; Ayman Mahrooqe from Makkah was fifth with SR30,000; Mohamed Al Bun from Al-Ahsa was sixth and received SR25,000; Ahmed Wahba of Najran came seventh and won SR20,000; Khalid Al Salem from Bisha came in eighth and won SR15,000; Khaled Al-Ghamdi from Taif bagged the ninth position and won SR10,000 while Khaled Al-Sadoun of Riyadh received SR 5,000 for coming in the tenth position.
Many of these injustices could be alleviated if families in mahwas like Nassra's, were granted legal ownership of their homes, said Mubarak.
Mubarak said that there are about 20,000 to 30,000 akhdam in Sana'a but mahwas all over the country that have the same demographics and the same problems.
And with no land rights, he said, mahwa residents are victims of human rights abuses.
One family he knew in Aden lived five meters from the school in a mahwa with no running water.
He is, however, keenly aware of the difference between living in the mahwa and living a few dozen meters away on Zubairi Street.
Al-Sulihi alleges that the NGOs do not help and that the very Yemenis who work at these NGOs themselves have prejudiced attitudes against them and funnel money away from the mahwa into other projects.