Queen meets youth from Shabab42 Foundation

Queen meets youth from Shabab42 Foundation during Madaba visit
(Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited Madaba, where she met with the founder and youth members of Shabab42 Foundation to discuss their efforts and work in youth empowerment, according to the Queen's Office press department, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

During Monday’s meeting at Carob House farm-to-table community kitchen, cafe and cultural space, Her Majesty talked to Shabab42 Foundation’s founder Hashem Al-Masarweh and youth members about their initiatives in supporting local youth and women, reflecting on their limitless ambitions and their exceptional capacity to devise innovative solutions and ideas through perseverance, determination and hard work.

Addressing the youth over lunch at Carob House, Her Majesty pointed out that only they are the most equipped to define their priorities and needs, as well as the needs of their community.

The Queen explained that success starts with not giving up, especially with modern challenges. She noted that exceptional individuals transform challenges into initiatives and ideas that leverage human ingenuity to achieve progress.

Commending the virtues of Jordan’s youth, Her Majesty said the success stories she listened to reflect their enthusiasm, commitment, and perseverance and announced her interest in supporting the Foundation’s latest initiative.

Established in 2017, Shabab42 works on promoting social cohesion, accountability, and participation among Jordanian youth.

Its projects engage young men and women in democratic participation, preservation of heritage sights, green energy, and health awareness. With over 3,000 participants in its various programs and initiatives, the Foundation has achieved significant recognition in Madaba.

Her Majesty concluded her visit by greeting Carob House's founder, Rakan Mehyar, and its staff.

Shabab42 Foundation is a non-profit civil society organization that seeks to encourage active citizenship and communicate the principles of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law using various social development approaches and tools.

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