So they cried, “Where are the female scholars?”
And she answered modestly, “There’s a few in the Sahara.”
“Where can we find them?” inquired the astonished eyes.
“Head southeast (in Mauritania) until you arrive at a patch of green,” came the reply.
Matamoulana is a very special place in Mauritania. It’s a village that foreigners move their whole families to in an effort to gain Islamic knowledge and leave behind the materialism of busier cities and countries.