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Caritas Jordan Opens a New Center in Al-karak
and Launches “Winter Campaign”


Under the patronage of His Eminence Bishop Yasser Ayyash, Bishop of Roman Melkite in Jordan, Caritas Jordan celebrated the opening ceremony of a new Center in Al-Karak area, south of Jordan.

With the attendance of Mr. Wael Suleiman, General Director, a group of Caritas staff and the parish priests and nuns of the Southern area, Bishop Yasser officially announced and blessed the opening of the Center. He toured the Center and was introduced on its staff and the services provided; medical, humanitarian, educational…etc. Bishop Yasser focused on the importance of opening this Center while thanking Caritas Jordan on their presence in different parts of Jordan to make sure to serve the local communities in addition to the refugees and the guests that Jordan is receiving.

The priests also praised the organized and professional work of the Center in Karak that reflects the action of love and solidarity towards the needy Jordanians. Mr. Wael stressed on the importance of this Center to help all needy and vulnerable persons regardless of faith, religion, nationality as a reflection of Caritas mission and vision. He also spoke of the coming plans to have many micro-projects that contribute to the development of the local society as well.

The attendees then headed to Al-Wassieh Latin School to celebrate together the launching of the “Winter Campaign” that Caritas Jordan started in this area and will move on to cover many parts of Jordan during winter. The Governor of Al-Karak area disturbed the vouchers given by Caritas Jordan to a number of needy families at that area. Each family received a - (60) JOD voucher for winter materials in addition to school kits.

The Governor thanked in his speech Caritas Jordan initiative that reflects the true life and harmony of the Jordanian society to support many of the Jordanians especially in the difficult economical times that they are facing.

Mr. Wael said that Caritas began this campaign from the South to include many parts of Jordan while mentioning that Caritas in Jordan has been working for (48) years as a social arm of the Church as a witness of love, solidarity and continuos service under the guardianship of the Royal Hashemite Family represented by His Majesty Kind Abdullah II.









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