- Community Empowerment
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visits Women’s Association in Marj Al Hamam
(Office of Her Majesty – Press Department- Amman) –Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah made a visit to Marj Al Hamam Sunday, visiting the local women’s association and visiting local shops and businesses.
Upon Her arrival at Marj Al Hamam Women’s Association, Her Majesty was received by Mrs. Maha Habraq, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Mrs. Nisreen Daghmas, Director of the Association.
The Queen toured the association’s facilities, including the tailor’s shop and the beauty Salon.
Her Majesty met with the associations’ Board of Directors and some of the beneficiaries who briefed on the association’s mandate, achievements to date and future plans.
Her Majesty applauded the association’s efforts in elevating the standards of living for families in need in the area, and commended their women focused approach.
The association was established in 1986 and aims to enhance women’s cultural and social levels by offering diverse lectures and workshops, it also works to support underprivileged families and provide intensive classes for students with special learning needs.
Following the meeting, Her Majesty stopped by a few shops in the area, mingling with the gathered crowds and shopkeepers. The Queen greeted the enthusiastic crowd, and wished the local community a happy Ramadan.