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Last updated: April 07, 2022

April 5, 2022

In the midst of the eastern Jordanian desert, among his herd of camels, Nayef had all the time to think about his future and he knew that herding camels is not what he wants for a future. Living in a nomad family, their tent will have a different location each season, so he had to quit school in 7th grade and help his family take care of their camels.

April 5, 2022

Meet Sadeen, a ten-year-old student who loves reading and her father, Waleed Jalal. Parents play a critical role in their children’s learning journey by modeling reading, sharing stories, exploring the world together, and engaging in meaningful conversations that build critical thinking skills.

April 5, 2022

Lack of practical experience, the waiting time to be hired in public schools, teachers graduating with subject-specific degrees but with no background in curriculum development, classroom management, or teaching skills… these are a few of the challenges young Jordanians who chose the teaching profession face. 

September 28, 2020

Meet Malak! A graduate of Al-Zaytooneh University, she took trainings in data visualization, infographics, social media planning, election law, and electoral processes through the USAID-funded Ana Usharek program, implemented by the National Democratic Institute. Now, she is using what she learned to design posters, flyers, and videos to raise awareness about elections.