Queen Rania Visits Al Yusra Women Charity Society in Madaba

April 26, 2021

(Office of Her Majesty – Press Department – Madaba) - Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited Al Yusra Women Charity Society in Madaba’s Al Faisaliah village on Monday, where she met with its board of directors to learn about economic empowerment programs for women and discuss ways to support the society’s efforts in improving livelihoods for local families.

Society President, Ibtisam Al Shu’ara and other board members briefed Her Majesty on the various economic projects the society runs for women in the area,as well as the repercussions of the pandemic on beneficiaries.

The Queen also spoke with some members and beneficiaries about how they work to enhance the society’s projects, particularly those involving the cultivation of fragrant plants used in medicinal home remedies.

Established in 2009 as a multidisciplinary organization, Al Yusra Women Charity Society aims to support local women by building their capacities and offering them economic empowerment opportunities. The society also provides support to orphans and community members with disabilities, as well as grants to underprivileged families for income-generating projects.

In 2017 and in collaboration with the Jordan River Foundation, the Royal Hashemite Court offered the society a revolving fund to support the ideas and income-generating projects of local women.