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Inspirational Guest Speaker Jarah Alhawamdeh

Jarah Alhawamdeh was an excellent role model while spreading the message of resilience and willpower among Mashrek students. Related to the campaign #MyFirstStep, UNRWA HQ-Amman advocated him, a cancer survivor and amputee who recently climbed to the Mount Everest Base Camp in order to raise $1 million to save his UNRWA school. Jarah endured unbearable cold, harsh terrain and climbing on just one leg in order to guarantee that the next generation of refugee students from his former UNRWA School in Al-Jofeh will still have a school to attend next year.

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