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November 25, 2017

We hope you enjoyed Thanksgiving! We are grateful this time of year for our donors who have helped make our efforts possible. Over the last 8 months donations have been the fuel enabling us to establish 8 vocational training programs and serve over 120 students in area...

November 24, 2017

“I had so much fun in this training! I would like to have even more structured courses like this one for the girls in my area. I would also like to have beauty salons established where we can market our product to other women. My family can’t afford an official salon,...

November 22, 2017

I felt my heart become very heavy as I stared at the father’s prosthetic leg while he told of how he stepped on a landmine in Burma (Myanmar). This was one of many traumatic experiences this family had gone through before arriving here in the United States, and all wer...

November 21, 2017

“It was an easy, enjoyable course because the trainer was great and gave good instructions. I didn't have much trouble learning how to make the kafia. I was the first of my class to complete the project, in six days, and because of this I was able to make another durin...

November 17, 2017

“It's so amazing to me that I can learn this profession in Al Karak, support myself, and eventually put myself through university. Even with the small amount of money I have, I can still support myself and work toward my success. I don’t want to ask my family, who’s al...

November 16, 2017

My love for vocational education all started in the backyard of my Grandma Whetten's house, where she sent me (after saying I was bored) with some blocks of wood, nails, and a hammer. This love for working with my hands was further developed as I began collecting tools...

November 15, 2017

In the past I had this passion to help girls from different parts of the world and, unfortunately, I couldn’t do that much in Jordan. I don’t know why, but maybe it’s because the jobs I had stopped me from going to these areas. The minute Chris told me that we were goi...

November 14, 2017

“Every time, the first few days, when I tried to put the needle in, I would always break it. But now, after two months of hard work, I can stitch and am able to do many kinds of shapes in the clothes- which is amazing- with different colors of thread. When I first talk...

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