Rafi the Rabbit Visits Jordan

Thank you to Rafi and friends who came all the way from England to Jordan and who cooperated with STEPS to present a greatly appreciated program. A group of children gathered at the Jordanian Healing and Health Bank in Ruseifeh to meet with Rafi, his author (Pauline Spearpoint) and the team, and took part in a well prepared activity where they could imagine and plan a better future for all. Created in 2015, Rafi the Read more…

Christmas Angel 2019

We thank the companies and individuals who donated to make the Christmas Angel campaign possible again this year: OmniTrade, JTT Travel and Tourism, Middle East Insurance and more. With your help we prepared gift packages of food and festive items which were personally distributed to 40 families in need in Fuhais, Rumaimin, Safoot and Ashrafieh. Thank you also to the many volunteers of all ages who helped with planning, purchasing, packing and visiting. As well Read more…

More Learning, More Fun

Thanks to another invitation from Bank of Jordan and with support from other kind donors we took 30 lovely children from Sweileh and Abu Nusair for a fun educational visit to The Children’s Museum Jordan. The children were keen to learn all they could from the interesting exhibits. They were also eagerly trying to figure out the correct answers to help their team answer the written quiz questions and get the winning prize. A large Read more…

Another Outing to the Museum

With support from Bank of Jordan and the Shepherd Hotel and coordination with a local charitable society, we took 30 children from Hashemi Janoubi on an educational visit to the fascinating Children’s Museum Jordan in Amman. There was a quiz during the visit, then we moved to the outdoors in the beautiful King Hussein Park for games, snacks (courtesy of Shepherd Hotel) and gifts. A great team of STEPS volunteers was there to make each Read more…

In Baqa’a Camp with Magic for Smiles

Thanks to Magic for Smiles and our kind donors we were able to organize a FUNDAY in Baqaa refugee camp for lovely children from Al Yarmouk Club and the Friends of Children Society. The audience was often mesmerized by magician Jamie Jibberish’s surprising tricks. Many thanks to the STEPS volunteers who attended and made this event possible. With support from: Magic for Smiles Societies in Baqa’a Camp: جمعية اصدقاء الاطفال الثقافية , نادي يرموك البقعة

Off to the Museum for More Learning and Fun

Thanks to Bank of Jordan’s invitation we were able to take 16 children from an orphan society in Al Hussein Camp on a fun and educational visit to The Children’s Museum Jordan, followed by snacks (kindly provided by Shepherd Hotel), games and gifts. STEPS volunteers made sure everything ran smoothly. During the visit they also reminded their respective teams to pay careful attention to the exhibits so they could score well on the written quiz Read more…

FUNDAY with the Amazing Kids of Al Hussein Camp

Thanks to Chef Quraish Resto Cafe in Abu Nsair (Amman) we were able to invite children from Al Hussein Camp for an activity-filled FUNDAY of cooking, food and games. Thank you to Chef Quraish and the STEPS volunteers who made the outing possible and helped the children to learn so much while enjoying themselves. Supported by: Chef Quraish Society in Al Hussein Camp: جمعية الفتى اليتيم الخيرية – مخيم الحسين

Back to School Program 2019

Our Back to School campaign this year took us to 4 locations: Ruseifeh, Al Hussein Camp, Baqaa Camp and Jabal Nuzha. Thank you to Chalhoub Impact for the school bags and for your continuous support. Many thanks also to the generous individuals who helped us get the stationery and accessories to include in the bags. And to the STEPS volunteers involved in the preparations and visits. Wishing a successful school year to all the young Read more…

Library Visit – Anjara

Al Nisr Al Arabi Insurance sponsored us this Summer and some of their staff had the chance to join us on follow up FUNDAY visits to Yalla Niqra / ‘Let’s Read’ Libraries which we set up over the past couple of years in all the Jordanian governorates. Today we went together to the Anjarah Charity Association in the Ajloun governorate, a very active society which puts a great emphasis on children’s care and education. As Read more…

Library Visit – Jerash

With the support of Al-Nisr Al-Arabi Insurance and the participation of their staff we made a visit to another library, this time in Dhaher Al Saru, Jerash at the Jordanian Society for Human Development. The Yalla Niqra / ‘Let’s Read’ library had been set up there since 2016 and received additional books last year. We again arranged to demonstrate to the children some of the simple science experiments from books available in the library. This Read more…