According to Petra News, on June 12, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan met with:

“…170 beneficiaries of the Poverty Pockets Project Phase III implemented by the Community Centers Association and funded by the Ministry of Planning and International Coordination.  

After listening to attendees talk about their own success stories and how their economic situation has improved, Queen Rania stressed the importance of building on individuals’ and families’ qualifications and the abilities they already possess to ensure the establishment of long term and sustainable development projects.”