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Fate tied to a passport: An inside look at one refugee aid worker’s life

What is the life of a refugee aid worker like? A great deal experience psychological trauma and even uncertainty in existence. Check out how one worker is affected by the refugee crisis and how it shapes her identity.

Animal rescue in the Middle East: A Jungle Book 2

Jordan is one of the hubs for illegal wildlife trade in the Middle East, and turns out, there are some people out there trying to stop this. What’s the story behind this Jordan-based animal shelter and how is it giving a second chance for animals around the world?

Inspiring social change through a common palate

How does one Jordanian look to inspire social change through weekly discussions? Why through food of course! Discussing today’s issues through a universal love of food.

Changing society through the lens of cinema: a chick flick

Mona Shehabi is a jack of all trades, working as a filmmaker, fashion designer and even a chef. On top of all that though, she’s a mother. How does this Jordanian look to empower women and her society by simply being her?

Amman artist brings mental health talk onto the streets

A Jordanian artist fights the stigma of mental illnesses and questions human rights violations through her art. Check out how she does it and why exactly is she doing it.

The innovator brought from war

As one Yemeni escapes the war, he tries to make a better living in different countries to pursue his passion. From Jordan to now Germany, what can we expect from this persistent designer?

Important things in life: the journey of a Yemeni immigrant

How did this Yemeni man escape war and what does software have to do with it? From the States to Yemen to Jordan, this individual fights to create a better community and future for his family.

The PhD professor driving with UBER for a living

Why is this PhD professor settling as an UBER driver and where is his family? The man trying to find peace with unemployment and US immigration laws.

What is happening with unemployment in Jordan?

Unemployment continues to be a problem in everyday society. This is no different from Jordan. What does one local employee have to say about this climate?

The economic disparity of being a Jordanian millennial

How are you expected to have a good life and save money in Jordan? One Jordanian millennial talks about life and pursuing our consumerist needs.

The gypsy kiter

A nomad cross-travelling in order to spread his love for kitesurfing. Why is this kitesurfer traveling the world and what is he hoping to accomplish?

Talking about healthcare and NGOs: a perspective on Jordan

Why is an Italian talking about healthcare and NGOs in Jordan? Turns out they are two of the most prominent things in this Middle Eastern country. What does this particular NGO worker have to say about it?

Meeting the miracle child who survived all odds

What is the story behind this miracle child? What makes Mohammad so special and why is he so frown upon? Turns out having a disability has a lot more repercussions than one expects.

The man behind the suits and his loyal companion

What’s the story behind the man walking around a suburb with his dog in a flashy suit? No, he’s not crazy. Turn’s out there’s more than meets the eye.

What does it mean to wear the niqab?

How does wearing the niqab differentiate you from other women? Here are the thoughts and experiences of those who have been through it and back.

Disability Month Podcast Episode 3

Hebah Nasereddin is a Professor in computer science and a Guinness World Record holder in water skiing, she also only has one leg. Check out her story!

Is Jordan’s wheelchair basketball team the real deal?

The Jordan wheelchair basketball team are breaking stereotypes, continuing to be a top contender in their field. What exactly makes this team so special?

Disability Month Podcast Episode 2

Do people with special needs experience a stigma of being “different?” What led a woman to have to work underground with children with disabilities? Is being disabled really a sin?

Disability Month Podcast Episode 1

We invite everybody to celebrate Disability Month with us, commemorating the beauties and uniqueness of people with differences and specialties. Help us honour the traits that make the special great.

Why being disabled in the Middle East is no easy task

How does it feel to grow up not being deaf? In a society where disability is frowned upon, how does one family survive the stigma of society?

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