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Growing old in Jericho is challenging.
“I used to have a large number of sheep and walk them far for grazing,” says Falha. “I cannot do that anymore because of my poor health. I need to buy medications every 14 days and pay 50 shekels [US$15] because the medications are not always available at the Ministry of Health clinic”.
Aged 65, Falha rarely ventures out of her home for anything other than food or medicine.