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jordan

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?

Painting Dreams

Hussein Al-Dawood is a painter and a Medical Lab student at Zarqa Private University. Find out why what is the story behind his paintings.

A woman’s rights: ‘I have to fight. If I don’t fight, I will die’

A woman risking it all to fight for her rights. Will she actually win the fight or is she trapped in dangerous water? Fighting as a woman and for the disability of others, read her story.

Peace discussion: how to stop violence and discrimination in an ever-changing society

Talking about discrimination towards women, honour killings and how to solve it. Check out the answers behind the issues!

Migration Month Podcast Episode 9

Have a listen to our ninth episode talking about how migration comes with its own cultural repercussions and wonders. Check out the story of a Nigerian that migrated to Jordan and his life-changing fate.

Migration Month Podcast Episode 8

Check out the story of an 18-year-old half Filipino, Spanish, Indian and Chinese, born and raised in Jordan; from discovering pain to acceptance.

Migration Month Podcast Episode 6

Check out our sixth episode uncovering the life of a full-time traveller from the eyes of somebody who is constantly hopping around from one country to another. Listen to Jordan’s story!

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