Jordan: The answer is called Ra’eda

Ra'eda Abu Halawa

Ra’eda Abu Halawa works as a plumber, installing water tanks and repairing and installing pipes in bathrooms and kitchens. This is unusual in Jordan because women plumbers are very rare in the country, but that doesn’t bother Ra-eda.

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My foodie tour of the West Bank and Gaza

Written by Maxime Michel, a Program Manager with CARE Canada’s Humanitarian Assistance and Emergencies Team (HAET) I’m standing across from tables full of pastries, honey, cheeses, and olive oil. People hurry to buy the handmade soap before it runs out; vendors restock theirs display tables to show off their delicacies. No, I’m not at a…

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