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...

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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...

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Library Visit – Madaba

Thanks to the generous support of Al-Nisr Al-Arabi Insurance and the participation of their staff we were able to organize a lovely visit with the children of East Areenba Ladies’ Cooperative Society near Madaba where we had set up a ‘Yalla Niqra’ (‘Let’s Read’) library last year. Among the books of the library is a collection of 10 illustrated books of Simple Science...

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FUNDAY of Reading in Sal, Irbid

This FUNDAY was dedicated to renewing children’s interest in a library set up by STEPS in 2010 in Sal near Irbid, sponsored by Mr. Osama AlSharif. Thirty children joined the quizzes, read and enjoyed discovering – or re-discovering – books full of fun stories and information. Thank you to volunteers Luzan, Rasha, Sajeda, Lara, Khaled and others.

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Extra Books and FUNDAY in Deir Alla

Thank you again to the main sponsor of the ‘Yalla Niqra’ (‘Let’s Read’) initiative this year, Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation’s 2018 Grant. The initiative includes the setting up of and follow up visits to 7 libraries in 7 governorates, as well as a donation of 125 additional books each to 7 previously established libraries. In December 2015 STEPS had established a...

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New Books + Science + FUNDAY

As part of the ‘Yalla Niqra’ (‘Let’s Read’) initiative made possible by its main sponsor, Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation’s / 2018 Grant, we had the chance to donate an additional 125 books to Al Huda Center in Jabal Nuzha (Amman) where we had established a library 3 years ago. Ten of the new books introduce Simple Science Experiments, so STEPS volunteers organized a...

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‘Yalla Niqra’ Follow Up Visit – Madaba

The seventh and last (but NOT least!) follow up visit of the ‘Yalla Niqra’ (‘Let’s Read’) initiative took place in East Areenba near Madaba at the Ladies’ Cooperative Society. ‘Yalla Niqra’ has been made possible through its main sponsor, Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation’s 2018 grant, whom we are very grateful to. At least 30 children attended the event, most of whom had...

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More Books, Science and a FUNDAY in Mafraq

Bal’ama, a small town in the Mafraq governorate, had received the very first ‘Yalla Niqra’ (‘Let’s Read’) library library in 2015. It was great to be able to return and donate an additional 125 books thanks to the support from Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation’s 2018 grant. To mark the occasion and involve the children, we arranged a FUNDAY at the Bal’ama Youth Center...

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