In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 photo, boys rest at a car wash in the Sayeda Zeinab neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptians are cutting spending and trying to make it through the country’s worst inflation in a decade under President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s economic reforms.

With inflation now nearing 30 percent _ and little public space for discontent _ they’re finding they can do little else but bear down and hope the promised benefits of reform eventually come.

(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)