The books are being used!

The “Let’s Read!” books are being used. Follow up visits to the “Let’s Read!” mini-libraries established by STEPS in different governorates show that not only are the books being used, but that children are both benefiting from them and enjoying them. In Jabal Nuzha children are so interested in not missing a single title that their...

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“Let’s Read!” in the Jordan Valley

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“Hungry for a Good Book” in Jerash

We found a fitting quote on the wall of the society we went to in Dhaher Al Saru, Jerash; it said: “Hungry for a Good Book”. So it was a pleasure for us to be able to present our “Let’s Read!” activity there which is designed to encourage independent reading among school age children. STEPS volunteers Aysar, Luzan and Jude did a great job of leading 40 children in...

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‘Let’s Read!’ in Jabal Nuzha

This was the third ‘Let’s Read!’ program (يلّا نقرأ) sponsored by the Swiss Embassy in Jordan, which took place at the Al Huda Center in Jabal Nuzha, Amman. A collection of 130 attractive children’s books in Arabic is now available at the Center to serve the children of the area on a lending library basis. STEPS would like to thank the sponsor, organizers and volunteers...

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‘Let’s Read!’ in Baqa’a Palestinian Refugee Camp

The second ‘Let’s Read!’ program (يلّا نقرأ) sponsored by the Swiss Embassy in Amman took place at Al Mousoum Training Center in Baqa’a refugee camp. About 50 school-aged children enjoyed the reading games and competitions. They also learned about the portable mini-library of over 120 books which is now available for them at the center as a lending library. We at STEPS...

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Swiss Embassy Sponsors Three Reading Activities

The Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan sponsored three reading activities in December and January as part of STEPS’ ‘Let’s Read!’ (يلّا نقرأ) program to promote book reading among school-age children. These activities are designed to develop interest in independent reading through group games and competitions centered around reading out loud. The first event took place...

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Jordan Ahli Bank Sponsors Reading Activities – Day 2

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