Stories


Soaring Birds & Waste Management: Al Ekaider Landfill is a Birder’s Heaven

The white storks, and other kinds of soaring birds, use Al Ekaider landfill as a migration stop because it is rich with resources  


Mafraq Manure Treatment Factory Tackles Animal Waste Issue

What is most important is that women are enabled to take control of their lives. When they work and earn the money themselves to bring home, they become empowered  


Women-led Dar Nemeh Project Fights Poverty in Ajloun Area

Prior to the project, Kufranjeh was a sleepy farm area of Ajloun, not well-known to most Jordanians. Today, Dar Nemeh has put Kufranjeh on the map for its beautiful scenery, food, and women…  


UNDP Jordan’s Souq Nemeh Showcases the Talent of Jordanian Women

UNDP Jordan's Souq Ne’meh and the Women Economic Empowerment Project provide an opportunity to empower women by giving them a chance to chase their dream and in turn increase their family household…  


Disi Women: A Great Example of Pioneering in Conservation

Environmental Project Empowers Women while Upscaling Local Area  


Participant in Livelihoods & Employment Programme Inspires Political Participation…Empowers Youth

A young woman’s inner journey is empowering women in Hashmeyeh — Zarqa governorate in more than one way. 36 year-old Ahlam Al-Zyoud loves a challenge; she has been actively involved in her community…  


“The Golden Touch” Project: Innovating Embroidery to Help Local Women

In a workshop that is based close to the main market area in the city of Ajloun, a group of local women from different ages has been gathering together every day to get a professional training in…  


Women Association in Ajloun Creates Jobs.. Empowers Community

While women in many rural areas in Jordan are still practicing the traditional ways of home food processing, a group of ambitious local women in Ebbin - Ajloun, are working hard to turn this process…  


Small Grant…Unmatched Zeal

37 years old Laith Smadi was an employee at a small desserts shop in a small town in Ajloun governorate. Through the project “Promoting Local Economic Development in Jordan” (PLEDJ) in Ajloun which is…  


Sarbys Centre: Working with Local Community to Preserve Heritage

Dr. Rifat Al-Zughool, a dentist and a community activist in Ajloun has a firm belief that more awareness should be raised about the Jordanian heritage, so he decided to apply to the project “Promoting…  

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