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Queen Rania meets with representatives of Wadi Seer charitable associations

By JT - Dec 04,2012 - Last updated at Dec 04,2012

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Tuesday visited the Wadi Seer Women’s Association, one of the oldest associations in the area established in 1963.

The Queen also met with board members of the Anwar Al Huda Islamic Society, and the Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein Kindergarten, a project implemented by the Circassian Charitable Society.

During the meeting, Bahera Zoqash, chairman of the Wadi Seer Women’s Association, briefed Her Majesty about the services it provides to area residents, which include childcare programmes, women’s empowerment projects, and in-kind and financial support for the underprivileged.

Zoqash also stressed the importance of partnerships and collaboration between women members of various societies in Wadi Seer, according to a statement released by the Queen’s office.

Her Majesty expressed her pride in the association’s work and achievements, which are a result of partnerships to support the local community, stressing that the best partnerships are those that encourage kindness and good deeds.

Also during the meeting, Madeeha Lamber, chairman of the Anwar Al Huda Islamic Society, briefed the Queen on the different projects implemented by the society which include a tailor’s shop, a productive kitchen and other programmes that support women, university students and poor families.

Ameera Taghoj from the Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein Kindergarten also spoke about the importance of voluntary work in the development of local communities, and building solid relations between community members as well as promoting a sense of responsibility and collaboration between citizens, the statement said.

Queen Rania toured the Wadi Seer Women’s Association and checked its kindergarten, which currently hosts 37 children.

Her Majesty also visited the children’s club which serves 45 youngsters, holding several activities and implementing various educational programmes for them. 

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