More Cooking Fun!

Today a group of  Iraqi refugee children visited The Lettuce and the Fish restaurant in Abdoun, who specializes in Japanese and Chinese cuisine. The children had a basic cooking class taught by the restaurant chefs, followed by a delicious lunch consisting of the food they had helped prepare. The visit was followed by fun time at a nearby park. Thank you The Lettuce and...

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Dead Sea Outing for Mothers

Fifteen mothers from an orphan society in Al Hussein Palestinian refugee camp (https://www.facebook.com/alyatem/timeline) were offered a WONDERFUL break from their routine, thanks to a generous invitation from the Dead Sea Spa Hotel! Most of these ladies are widows who are raising their children alone in tight financial situations, and a number of them had never had the...

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Saturday Trip: Cooking with Chefs

Thank you to La Casa di Oz Italian restaurant (near Cozmo 7th Circle) for inviting our team to a great cooking class and lunch! Boys and girls from Wahdat Camp joined the chefs in the restaurant’s kitchen before being served the three-course meal they helped to prepare. Thank you to volunteers Hedaia and Omar for their participation. The goal of STEPS’ visits to...

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“The Silent Way” Teaching Method

STEPS wishes to thank John Davidson for his offer to demonstrate a fascinating, though unusual, teaching method, “The Silent Way”. Yarmouk Cultural Center (on Gardens St.) offered the location and a number of their English teachers as participants. Book Loop helped with logistics and promoting the event. Everyone was intrigued by this new approach of passing on...

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Saturday Trip to a Salon

What a GREAT and FUN learning experience today in Sweifieh (Amman)! Big thanks to Beauty & Style Salon, Abu Lughod Optics, Lebnani Snack and volunteers Luzan & Hedaia. A great team of teen girls joined us from the Khraibat Al Souq Orphan Society. The trip included: instructions on hair care and nail care at the salon, eye tests, lunch, origami, book reading, and...

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Saturday Trip with Amazing Animals

BIG thanks to The Humane Center for Animal Welfare (HCAW) for inviting less privileged children for a visit. It was an amazing learning experience where everyone discovered new information about animals and their care and had the chance to bond with lovely, friendly furry creatures! HCAW is making a definite difference in the care of animals in Jordan. The participants...

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Saturday Trip Bowling

Children from the Jabal Taj Orphan Society (“Al Haya Iradah”) participated in STEPS’ Saturday Trip at Mukhtar Mall this week. The event included fun bowling, games and food. The children also got a basic eye test – a first for almost all of them – which revealed the need for 4 of them to get further testing. Another reminder of the importance of...

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Jordan Ahli Bank Sponsors Reading Activities – Day 2

On day 2, our Let’s Read! (يلا نقرأ) activity was held in a charitable society in Eira & Irqa, in the Salt governorate. Fifty boys and girls participated in reading aloud and enjoyed the competitions and all the new information they learned.   To ensure sustainability STEPS donated a collection of almost 100 carefully selected attractive children’s books,...

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