Program Updates | Jordan

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Last updated: April 08, 2022

April 5, 2022

Check out Abdul Rahman, Retaj and Ali; three siblings who are students at the USAID-supported Al Amal School for Sign Language in Zarqa. Their school is one of 25 that USAID is building throughout Jordan.

April 5, 2022

Finding a job looms large for most young adults in Jordan and youth with disabilities face additional challenges in the job market. USAID’s YouthPower activity trains youth as facilitators so they can help themselves and other youth gain the knowledge and leadership skills they need to succeed. The training, designed to be fully inclusive of persons with disabilities, equips youth with networking, perceptual learning, community and asset mapping skills. 

April 5, 2022

USAID YouthPower’s Volunteer Ambassador Network program brought together more than 700 youth leaders and influencers. They led local policy dialogue with government and decision makers and worked with the Ministry of Youth to implement activities and address challenges in tourism, education, vocational education, and vocational employment. The volunteers gained specialized training which allowed volunteers to experiment and pilot their ideas and knowledge in a safe environment.

April 5, 2022

Du’aa Hazaymeh and her husband, Raed Smadi, both 27 years old from Anjara, Jordan, made it their mission to create a better environment for themselves and other youth in their community.

April 5, 2022

A refugee with a disability himself, Abd Al Elah, a handicraft instructor in Madaba, benefited from vocational training programs provided by the USAID YouthPower project. He teaches mosaic art to young men and women with disabilities.

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