Fehmieh Al Azzam is the Manager of the Princess Basma Centre for Development in Irbid. She’s been the manager since 2003. Fehmieh manages the financial and technical aspects of the centre. She prepares project proposals and feasibility studies, budgets and annual plans for the centre. As well, she builds partnerships with local and international organisations.
Fehmieh Al Azzam has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and has partaken part in multiple courses on strategic planning, sustainable planning, and human rights.
Lina Bataineh has been the Manager for the Sahab Development Centre in Amman since 2016. She works closely with the community and youth to identify the needs of the community and the development gaps in order to work with local organisations to create programmes to bridge the gaps and meet certain needs of the community. She coordinates with several organisations to support and create projects for Jordanians and Syrians in need of urgent assistance.
Lina has a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering in Environment and Water from the Jordan University of Science and Technology as well as having completed courses on Management Relations, Water and Resource Management, and Fighting Poverty.
Wedad Shraideh has been Manager of the Mafraq Development Centre since 2012. Before becoming manager, she was the Programme Coordinator and Child Supervisor at the centre. As manager, she is responsible for all staff and overseeing the successful implementation of development initiatives within Mafraq.
Wedad Shraideh is an executive council member of the Mafraq governorate and boasts skills in marketing, communication, leadership, and time management.
Ghazi Mughrabi has been Manager of the Development Centre in Ma’an since 2000. He’s responsible for supervising all activities and programmes implemented through the centre. Ghazi also played a role in developing and implementing the Makani, the Social Support Centre, the Innovation Lab, and Tawasul projects.
Mr. Mughrabi has a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Beirut University, a Higher Diploma in Education from Mu’tah University, a Higher Diploma in History from Cairo University, and took part in a Management Course from the University of Oklahoma.
Raghda Al Qasem is the Deputy Manager for Programmes and Projects for the Princess Basma Development Centre in Aqaba. She handles administrative affairs and oversees all programmes and projects at the centre. She is responsible for writing technical reports and evaluations for ongoing projects and programmes. Raghda follows up on the projects and activities at the centre and sub-centres and develops annual plans.
Mrs. Al Qasem has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Arabic Language and Literature from the University of Jordan.
Ali Badaineh is the Manager of the Princess Basma Centre for Development and the Queen Alia Centre in Tafilah. He is responsible for staffing as well as supervising and following up on the developmental and economic projects being implemented. He’s helped in implementing hundreds of activities, programmes, and projects within the Tafilah Governorte.
Fatima Hinnawi is the Manager of the Aqaba Development Centre. She evaluates the programmes and projects put forth by the centre and analyzes their impact and assess the needs to attract private business partners to aid the community in developing small businesses, as well as seek out funding for operational expenses and infrastructure development.
Fatima received the Aqaba Award for Distinction twice in a row as well as receiving awards on creativity and leadership. Mrs. Hinnawi has a Diploma in Business Administration from the Arab Community College.
Ali Al Sa’oub has been the Manager of the Karak Development Centre since 2010. He is responsible for motivating the community to participate in discussions on decision making that pertains to the community, promoting youth development, taking note of development needs and generating projects and activities to meet those needs in a sustainable manner, as well as overall management of the finances and facilities at the centre in Karak.
Some of Ali’s achievements include aiding in developing the environmental sector and managing the refugee cases in Karak, in cooperation with UNHCR.
Maisoon Hawatmeh has been the Manager of the Madaba Development Centre since 2007. She originally joined the JOHUD team in 1989. Her position requires a high degree of planning, a broad knowledge of the needs of the local community, as well as the ability to manage the staffing and human resources. Maisoon has been a part of the Youth and Women’s Development Committee Programmes in addition to numerous other development projects within the Madaba Governorate.
Mrs. Hawatmeh holds a Diploma in Community Development
Mais Smadi is the Manager of the Princess Basma Centre for Development in Kufranja, Ajloun. She has held her title since 2009. Mais drafts development plans in coordination with the governorate, based on community needs, and she develops programmes and activities to be implemented based on the development plan for Ajloun. She also aids in raising funds for the centre’s projects. Mais is a member of the local security council in the province and a member of the Steering Committee for the Life Skills projects.
Mrs. Smadi has Master’s Degree in Sociology from Yarmouk University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services from the University of Balq’a
Reta Dawood is the Manager of the Wahdneh Centre for Development in Ajloun. She has been working in administration for JOHUD since 2013 and has been Director since 2015. Rita is tasked with carrying out the administrative duties for the centre, as well as coordinating with officials and governmental institutions, and communicating with the local community. She has been instrumental in implementing a range of partnerships and projects with several institutions, building a trusting and lasting relationship with the local community, and gaining access to 42,000 JD worth of funding from the European Union for development purposes.
Reta has a Master’s Degree in Archeological Site Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation and Management of Cultural Resources.
Shrouq Mrahleh is the Programme Coordinator for the development centres in Shobak and Jahair, Ma’an. She determines the practical needs of the centre and evaluates employees in order to improve upon weaknesses. Shrouq drafts reports on programmes, handles budget issues, and works towards building partnerships with the community. She has been responsible for supervising and implementing 150 community initiatives through the centre, contributed to the Bint Balad Project, contributed to implementing five rural markets in Shobak, and was the coordinator for the Makani Project from 2014-2016.
Mrs. Mrahleh has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and has taken courses relating to youth empowerment, planning, management, as well as advanced English.
Tariq Al-Shatnawi has been the Deputy Manager for Programmes and Projects at the Irbid Development Centre since 2017. He represents the centre in absence of the Manager and is responsible for the day to day management of the Irbid Centre. He is actively engaged in the Youth Power Programme in the northern region, networking with employers and capacity building with the community in order to promote opportunities for youth. He monitors and evaluates the progress of projects and programmes. He also supervises youth committees and coordinates debate clubs, as well as provides skills training.
Tariq has coordinated nine job fairs, provided skills and vocational training for over 1000 Jordanians and Syrians, aided over 3000 people in gaining employment, and has developed and initiated multiple youth programmes.
Tariq Al-Shatnawi has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Philadelphia as well as having completed multiple courses on coaching and training.
Manal Zreqat is the Manager of the Princess Basma Centre in Jerash and has been the Manager since 1995. She is responsible for supervising the multiple programmes offered through the centre as well as establishing partnerships within the local community. Mrs. Zreqat has aided the Ministry of Education in implementing educational programmes resulting in reducing the illiteracy rate within the community, she’s raised promoted women’s empowerment through multiple courses, and has successfully implemented programmes and activities contributing to the integration of Syrian refugees into the Jerash community.
Manal Zreqat has a Bachelor of Education Degree as well as certifications on Leadership, Project Management and Strategic Planning, Communication, and Social Work.
Najwa Al Bdour is the Director of the Al Nuzha Development Centre in Amman. She has been Director since 2013. She is in charge of managing the centres financial and technical aspects, developing projects, and procuring finances from sponsors. She works closely with the community to support inclusion in development projects and processes working towards fostering a healthy society. She aided in opening of the Development Centre in Al Nuzha, she participated in developing the Rural Village Cluster Projects in Al Shobak and has received numerous certificates of appreciating from governmental and international institutions.
Mrs. Al Badour has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Studies from Mu’tah University and holds Head Trainer certifications from UNICEF’s Life Skill’s Training and Parenting Training.
JOHUD aims to ensure that its work is aligned with national strategies and contributes to poverty alleviation. JOHUD participates in national level planning processes and also works closely in line with Jordanian government ministries, especially ministries related to social development, health, education and the National Aid Fund, all of which deliver core services used by the poor.
JOHUD also values its partnerships with multi-lateral and bi-lateral international agencies and international NGOs.
JOHUD recognizes the key role that these partners have played in guiding and supporting the work that JOHUD carries out.
We are eager to maintain and expand these mutually rewarding relationships.
Increasingly, JOHUD is working with private sector partners as part of their corporate social responsibility activities.