Iraq al Amir is an attractive and calm spot simply outside of Amman, regarding the Jordan Trail. We visited the cooperative for more information about community tourism efforts within the area and how tourism will help!
Iraq al Amir
Sandwiched in the middle rolling hills and valleys, the town of Iraq al Amir is simply 45 minutes’ drive from Amman, set within the Wadi Seer area. Iraq al Amir (also spelled as Iraq el Amir and Iraq Alameer) is a great example of beautiful rural Jordan that is house to lush green slopes and fig-trees a lots: a change that is welcome the sandy wilderness of southern and eastern Jordan.
Iraq al Amir can be found in the Jordan (hiking)Trail as well as on Jordan’s Meaningful Travel Map. We’d seeed go to the Iraq al Amir Womens’ Cooperative together with Treadright and Trafalgar Travel as you of the brand name projects that are new 2018-9, to see and capture the task that has been being carried out to empower Jordanian ladies through tourism.
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The Iraq al Amir Womens’ Cooperative
Put up in 1993, the Cooperative ended up being initially started because of the Queen Noor-el-Hussein foundation, among the Jordanian Royal Family’s social enterprises. In the past few years though the foundation happens to be going it alone, without much outside help, and sometimes struggling to cover the significant expenses of operating the centre.
Despite initial financing challenges, over 150 females through the neighbouring villages of Wadi Seer have already been competed in various handicraft abilities. Continue reading “Visiting Iraq al Amir Womens’ Cooperative in Jordan.”