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Comprehensive Guide to Civil Society Organizations in Jordan

The Comprehensive Guide to Civil Society Organizations in Jordan is a joint effort between the Phenix Center for Economic and Informatics Studies and the Friedrech-Ebert-Stiftungto attempt to present an inclusive database for civil activists in the public life of Jordan. The Guide presents a list of different Jordanian civil society organizations, in addition to foreign organizations working in the kingdom.

 

The Organizations included in the Guide are classified according to their goals and scope of work, the categories being as follows; employer unions and their societies, chambers of commerce and industry, trade unions and professional associations, organizations for individuals having disabilities,environmental organizations, cultural and scientific organizations, youth and sport clubs, health care organizations, child and orphans care, women organizations, and multipurpose societies, in addition to organizations that are concerned with community protection and development as well as human rights, and foreign organizations.

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Al Wehdat Sport Club
Establishment Date: 1956
Goals: Supporting sport activities, supporting all scientific, intellectual, literary and cultural capabilities and serving the club members in different methods, providing a healthy environment for the club visitors as it is a youth, social, cultural, humanitarian and educational club, issuing a weekly newspaper, providing assistance and care for the orphans.
Khashafiya Aldbayba Charitable Society
Establishment Date: 1993
Goals: - Providing assistance to the poor and orphans
- Open kindergartens.
- Providing Care for people with disabilities.
- Helping students and support them during their study stages
Al Rumail Charity Association
Establishment Date: 1992
Goals: - Help needy families.
- Help students .
Al Jazeerah Sport Club
Establishment Date: 1947
Goals: Holding sport, cultural, social and art activities.
Al Baq’a Sport Club
Establishment Date: 1968
Goals: Holding sport, cultural, social and art activities.
Abshar Ya Watan Association
Establishment Date: 2011
Goals: - Reviving the spirit of voluntary work among members of society.
- Economic Empowerment.
- Training courses for handicrafts.
Annaba Charity Association
Establishment Date: 1991
Goals: - Providing assistance to the poor and orphans.
- Local Community development
Sout Alkhair Charitable Society
Establishment Date: 2013
Goals: - Help the poor.
- Empowering ladies and holding courses.
- Fostering Orphans.
- Raising funds on behalf of families in need.
Gracia Women Charity Association
Establishment Date: 2000
Goals: Holding sport, cultural and social activities
Al- Yarmouk Sports Club
Establishment Date: 1967
Goals: Holding sport, cultural and social activities