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SOS chief visits children’s village in Irbid

SOS chief visits children’s village in Irbid

President of SOS Children’s Villages International Siddhartha Kaul, accompanied by SOS MENA ‎Regional Director Al Hadi Abdullah, on Sunday had a first-hand look at the services offered in the SOS ‎village in Irbid. Kaul expressed his admiration for the “outstanding services” the village provides in ‎sheltering children with no family support and in supporting their education.‎


He also commended the staff’s efforts to tend to the welfare of the children, the Jordan News ‎Agency, reported.

‎Head of the village Zakaria Momani explained that the village consists of 12 homes hosting 110 ‎children, adding that 40 per cent of its residents above 18 years old are enrolled in university or ‎vocational education. Administration Board Member at Irbid City Centre Ibrahim Abu Hassan said that ‎the administration will train and employ the village’s youth.‎

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