Iraq al Amir Women's Association

in Amman, Jordan

Iraq Al-Amir Women’s Association was established over 20 years ago in an area rich with historical sites dating back to the Hellenistic era. Today, the women from the Association share special skills with guests and travelers, like traditional weaving, ceramics and cooking. You can stop by for a visit to buy these handicrafts and local delicacies - or you can spend an afternoon with the women learning these traditional techniques for yourself!

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Cultural Immersion, Family Friendly and Foodie Fun




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Locally Owned Community Association
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Speaks: Arabic

Why Lokal Recommends Iraq al Amir Women's Association


Community Association started in 1993| Locally Owned with 100% local staff

A Unique Story

Iraq Al-Amir was established by Noor Al-Hussein Foundation (NHF) in 1993 and is managed and run by women and ladies who are members of the Society.

Community Connection

The Association has provided training projects for more than 150 women from all villages of Wadi Seer on various handicrafts and currently employs 12 women.


Iraq al Amir has a rich cultural history since the Bronze Age, as well as ancient Greek and Ottoman influences. The people who currently live in the lush green area have a strong connection to the place and their culture is translated into beautiful crafts and admirable skills. By sharing these traditions with guests, the Association helps to preserve the region's unique heritage.


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