On May 19, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visited the Al Ma’mounieh Al Gharbieh Secondary Mixed School in Madaba. The purpose of today’s visit, according to Petra News, was to:
“…check on the Healthy Kitchen Project, implemented by the Royal Health Awareness Associations (RHAS), in collaboration with the World Food Program (WFP).
Her Majesty praised the efforts put in by all parties involved and emphasized the importance of supporting such entrepreneurial programs that reach and serve communities, and contribute towards creating jobs that benefit women.
[Her Majesty] also highlighted the importance of reviewing the challenges faced, emphasizing the importance of documenting them, to study the feasibility of expansion and increasing the program’s reach to more schools.
Her Majesty [then] stopped by a classroom where she met with and greeted Al Aqsa Charitable Society kitchen employees who gave her a brief on the process and benefits of producing healthy and nutritious food for students.
Before leaving the school, Queen Rania stopped by a third grade classroom to check the healthy food packages given to students. She also attended a short lesson on healthy eating habits that was being given to the students in an interactive, fun and informative manner.”