On December 31, 2019, Caritas Jordan and Dar Abu Abdullah (DAA) signed a partnership agreement aimed at massing joint efforts in supporting needy families in Jordan by providing healthcare services and health awareness lectures for individuals.
The agreement was signed by Director of Dar Abu Abdullah Samer Bulqaz, and the Director of Caritas Jordan Wael Suleiman.
DAR ABU ABDALLAH
DAA honors the legacy of His Majesty the late King Hussein Bin Talal, who believed that the human being is the true fortune of Jordan. It is dedicated to empowering individuals through three programs addresses the underlying causes of food poverty and financial poverty throughout Jordan.
DAA provides educational support and assistance to young men and women who cannot afford their final year of tuition in public universities and colleges. Upon graduation, beneficiaries are offered soft skills, employability skills, capacity building, as well as technical. It extends specialized vocational training programs for out-of-school beneficiaries aged between 18-20 years through partnerships with expert training providers, depending on labor market demands, in addition to soft skills and employability skills. Furthermore, DAA offers medical services, medical and hygienic supplies, hospitalization services, to children below 13 years, disabled and elderly, in addition to medication needs and certain medical supplies not covered or delayed by public health insurance programs, thus reducing the daily burdens of the targeted families.
On the other hand, Caritas Jordan has all the time worked tirelessly to fulfill its love message to the poor and needy by the good work of groups and individuals offering medical and humanitarian services. Its message is stipulated in serving and developing humans without distinctions in race, color, gender or religion. It has all the time been conveying invaluable service by assisting the poor and needy, providing primary medical services to mothers and children, assisting refugees and displaced in addition to victims of wars and disasters, working with governmental and voluntary corporations as well as with Caritas International members to achieve the desired goals.
It is worthy to note that the first Caritas was established in Freiburg- Germany in 1897, followed by other societies established in Switzerland in 1901 and USA in 1910. Caritas Jordan is a member of International Caritas Confederation and a part of Caritas MONA.
By: Munir Bayouk