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    • June 20th - World Refugee Day

      Posted on June 19 2019

      Nawal, SEP operations manager since inception in 2014, was born a refugee in Jerash. Her daughter Nada has given birth to two lovely children, Zeina and Tamim, who are 4th generation...

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    • Troppo caro!

      Posted on June 02 2019

      “Troppo caro! Chi viaggia sa quanto costano queste cose nei paesi d'origine e quindi sanno quanto guadagnano gli artigiani locali" Angela Roberts. Questo Blog cerca di rispondere al dubbio espresso...

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    • Much, much too expensive!

      Posted on May 27 2019

      “Much, much too expensive! People who travel know how much these goods cost in the countries where they are made and, therefore, also know how much the local workers earn...

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    • Meet the Artist: Tamam

      Posted on May 09 2019

       Good day! We were enjoying a nice lunch with 40 of the best SEP Jordan embroidery artists, when Waseem asked Tamam if she felt like sharing her feelings about  her...

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    • Did you know that the pocket squares were born as SEP Artists’ exam material?

      Posted on March 14 2019

        The SEP-TAMARI ACADEMY was founded in Jerash Camp in 2016, with the support of the Tamari Foundation from Geneva. At the Academy we have trained hundreds of artists in the arts of...

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    • The story behind the SEP love-heart keyring for MADE51

      Posted on February 26 2019

      Life in Azraq camp can be tough. The camp was first opened in April 2014 to host refugees fleeing from the Syrian revolution.  The camp, located 20 kilometres (12 mi) west...

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    • A job for the future? Embroidery!

      Posted on February 05 2019

      Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, sees serious change on the horizon. In the next 30 years, artificial intelligence will outpace human knowledge, leading to job loss. “I...

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    • Proud of our collaboration with UNHCR in Jordan

      Posted on July 31 2018

      In its latest Operational Update (full report HERE), UNHCR Jordan shared its progress in the areas of: - Protection - Education - Health - Access to Energy - Community Empowerment...

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    • Social Impact...the SEP way!

      Posted on August 28 2017

      SEP Jordan is more than a lifestyle label: we are a community within the community, bringing about a message of equality, opportunities, hope and pride in Jerash Camp. Today and...

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    • SEP Featured by myciin.com: a great read!

      Posted on November 03 2016

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    • SEP on CNN behind the scenes, part 3: Asma Nmeilat

      Posted on August 22 2016

      Asma Nmeilat, finishing officer at SEP in Jerash Camp, talks to CNN journalist Mia Alberti:   Q1) When did you find out about SEP? When did you start working for...

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    • SEP on CNN behind the scenes, part 2: Asma Aradeh

      Posted on August 22 2016

      Asma Aradeh, SEP Quality Control Manager at Jerash Camp, talks to CNN journalist Mia Alberti: Q1) When did you come to camp and why? A1) I didn’t come to camp....

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    • SEP Featured at the Amanpour Show on CNN

      Posted on August 15 2016

      And check out our next Newsletter for this video's ''Behind the Scenes''!

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    • Meet the Artist: Huda A.A. SEP/Tamari Academy instructor

      Posted on June 14 2016

      Huda portrait by Hani Abbas for SEP Huda has been her family’s little miracle all her life. At the young age of 23, Huda was fully responsible for her ill...

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    • British artist Kate Daudy visits Jerash Camp and the meets the SEP team

      Posted on May 13 2016

      May 2016 - Jerash Camp, Jordan British artist Kate Daudy visited Jerash camp, the SEP Workshop, the SEP Tamari Academy and got to spend a bit of time with the mother...

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    • Wafa's dream home imagined by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved, Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016.

      A section within someone else's house, made up of a bedroom, a small living room, a kitchen, and a bathroom is where Wafa, her husband, their four daughters and only son live. [...]

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      MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Wafa A. A. E.

      Posted on March 30 2016

        Wafa's dream home imagined by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved, Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016. A section within someone else's house, made up of a bedroom, a small...

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    • MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Yusra A.A.A.

      Yusra's dream by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved, Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016.

      18 years ago, Yusra’s brother Abdulrahman was rushed to hospital due to a severe kidney failure. His sickness broke his mother and sister’s hearts, “I hate remembering those days, they were the most miserable times of my life [...]

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      MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Yusra A.A.A.

      Posted on February 26 2016

        Yusra's dream by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved, Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016.  18 years ago, Yusra’s brother Abdulrahman was rushed to hospital due to a severe kidney failure. His sickness...

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    • Hind's kids by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved, Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016.

       

      Hind is 33 years old, she has been married for the past 15 years. 9 of those 15 years were spent undergoing fertility treatment which took a huge toll on Hind and her husband on all fronts [...]

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      MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Hind S.A.A.

      Posted on February 01 2016

        Hind's kids by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved, Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016. Hind is 33 years old, she has been married for the past 15 years. 9...

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    • Zainab's daugher and her friends as imagined by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016. 
      Zainab never attended university and had not received vocational training, this made her fear that she would never find an honorable job. [...]
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      MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Zainab A. S.

      Posted on January 26 2016

        Zainab's daugher and her friends as imagined by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016.    Zainab and her husband have been together for two...

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    • Amna imagined by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved, Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016.

      A beautiful white dress and a glamorous wedding ceremony is what Amna finds herself constantly daydreaming about lately. “Just like Cinderella” Amna says, laughing. [...]

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      MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Amna S. M.

      Posted on January 22 2016

         Amna imagined by Hani Abbas. All rights reserved, Hani Abbas for SEP, April 2016. A beautiful white dress and a glamorous wedding ceremony is what Amna finds herself constantly...

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    • MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Amna A.H.
      AMNA's children IMAGINED BY HANI ABBAS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, HANI ABBAS FOR SEP, APRIL 2016.

      Abdallah is a child who suffered from a rare liver disease. His mother Amna suffered with him and endured a lot of pain throughout his illness 

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      MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Amna A.H.

      Posted on January 12 2016

         AMNA's children IMAGINED BY HANI ABBAS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, HANI ABBAS FOR SEP, APRIL 2016.   Abdallah is a child who suffered from a rare liver disease. His mother...

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    • MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Haleema Zaidan Abdulrahman Alankasouiri
      Haleema Zaidan Abdulrahman Alankasouiri
      Photo Credit: Farras Oran

      Acting as both a mother and a father to her seven children, Haleema lives in a house that is theirs - and theirs only.  She emphasizes her appreciation for a home she calls her own because she knows how difficult it is for the women in the camp who have to share shelters with their fathers, brothers, in-laws.

       

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      MEET THE SEP ARTIST: Haleema Zaidan Abdulrahman Alankasouiri

      Posted on January 06 2016

      Haleema Zaidan Abdulrahman Alankasouiri Photo Credit: Farras Oran Acting as both a mother and a father to her seven children, Haleema lives in a house that is theirs - and...

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    • Eyesight Tests in collaboration with Al Dowali Optics from Zarqa

      Posted on December 17 2015

        December 17th, 2015 - what a Christmas gift by Amer Nimri, of Al Dowali Optics in Zarqa, Jordan!All the SEP artists had a free eye examination at the camp,...

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    • SEP and the Tamari Foundation launch the SEP-TF Academy in Jerash Camp, Jordan

      Posted on December 17 2015

      When Philanthropy meets Social Enterprise.The SEP & Tamari Foundation Academy offers vocational training and formation in the field of textile needlework to existing and prospect SEP embroidery artists. The Academy will improve...

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    • SEP no-profit activities: Toastmasters International seminar for SEP producers

      Posted on May 09 2015

      During the months of April and May, 25 of the 300 SEP ladies attended a Communication Project seminar organised by Toastmasters International Amman. The seminar took place at the SEP workshop in...

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