Watch the short episodes featuring some of Jordan’s most inspirational youth. From environmental activists to social entrepreneurs and industry specialists, these stories are about celebrating our youth's many successes!
Youth and experts join our podcast, which is filled with exciting debates, stories, personal experiences, and adventures. Covering topics of social interest in Jordanian society, these stories are a chance to hear about the world around us from another perspective.
Featured CafE Stories
Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Sally is the Managing Director of the Green Space Project with the support of US AID, the Our Youth is Strength Project, and in partnership with GreenTech to help introduce modern agricultural technology to farmers in Jordan. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Informations Systems from the Ajloun National University.
Climate Action | Jamileh Al-Zobi
Jamileh has been passionate about environmental science since she was a school student. She is now a volunteer with EcoYouth Jordan, where she helps spread awareness about environmental issues and climate action among youth in Jordan. She has vast experience in the environment sector, including climate change, solid waste management, water treatment, and environmental and social impact assessments.
Entrepreneurship | Alaa Khawaja
Head of the Sager Academy, a community of UAV pilots and engineers who provide drone training, workshops, and reviews for drone professionals and enthusiasts, Ala’aldin is a passionate Aeronautical Engineer with extensive experience in training, aviation, and quality & safety management. He has experience with large-scale aircrafts such as the Airbus and is working towards his MBA in Innovative Leadership and Entrepreneurship.
Rights of Persons with Disabilities | Hala Mahfouth
Hala is a member of the Higher Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. She is a social relief activist, an entrepreneur and the founder of Rafeeq startup, a youth member of the UNSCR 2250 National Coalition for Youth, Peace, and Security, a co-founder of the Cumestair Initiative, and a public speaker who works to empower and break barriers faced by persons with disabilities. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Jordan.
Persons with Disabilities
Persons with Disabilities
This episode begins with the stories of Hiba Abu Filat, who struggled to find suitable schools for her child with disabilities. This episode talked about the importance of inclusion of disabled individuals in society. The episode then focuses on ‘Habaybna’, an Arabic platform founded by Reem and Mohammed Al Faranji, aimed at facilitating the integration of people with mental challenges in Middle Eastern society.
Gender-Based Violence and Harassment
This episode explores the causes and effects of gender-based violence on Jordanian society and begins with the success story of a woman who overcame her trauma of being molested and, instead of being silenced, she was able to spread her story . It explores the Jordanian Ministry of Labor’s new policy for preventing sexual harassment at the workplace. The discussion continues with Hadeel Al-Qadi, campaign coordinator for an online campaign against sexual harassment in Jordan.
This episode begins with the success story. It then focuses on the issue of unemployment in Jordan and how entrepreneurship is a new tool that can be used to combat it and create more opportunities for Jordan’s youth, with a discussion about the effects of COVID-19 on increasing unemployment rates.
This episode discusses the relationship between climate change and our day-to-day lives, and how the issue has been addressed in Jordan. Also discusses the importance of the national plan to address climate change, its main features and implications, and governmental and civil society efforts in educating the local community and providing support for innovation.