ABOUT FADFED

Learn about FADFED story, concept, mission, objectives and team



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MISSION

Create a critical public dialogue on sensitive issues through white papers in the public arenas.

FADFED STORY

FADFED is a slang Arabic word  means “Let it out”. It is an initiative of the social entrepreneur Dr. Sami Hourani, started in 2010 and operating under Leaders of Tomorrow youth organization. The story began after a successful campaign to creatively document 2010 parliamentary elections in Jordan caller “Rayeh Antakheb” or “Im going to Vote”. Dr. Hourani had the idea of putting white papers and distribute markers in the streets, public spaces, university campuses and youth centers all over Jordan.

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WHAT IS FADFED

FADFED is a youth initiative that provides an open, low-key and free platform to encourage citizens to creatively express their opinions about sensitive issues on white papers in public spaces.

FADFED provides a platform for anyone to exercise freedom of expression in a creative way, and at the same time documents public opinion on a trending local issue.

WHY FADFED?

Because it is the right of people to express themselves openly and freely, on any topic with no monitoring or censorship. 

Because it is the right for citizens at the grassroots to convey to decision makers and experts their opinions and needs with no limitations.

Because we need empty white papers to get creative.

Because we need a simple, creative and effective tool to document, research Because we need a simple, creative and effective tool to document, research the genuine public opinion and monitor the  public trend on sensitive issues.

OBJECTIVES

Encourage citizens from all backgrounds and age groups to freely express their opinions on issues of their concern in public.

Provide a comfortable platform to exercise freedom of expression in a creative way.

Document and research the public opinion on trending local issues.

Voice the grassroots opinion to relevant stakeholders and decision makers through #FADFED on Twitter.

OUR STRENGTHS

Reaching Grassroots
Documentation & Research
Strengthening Accountability
Social Media

 

CLIENTS & SPONSORS

  Amman

Municipality

GAM

    Swiss

Embassy

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 Global T.

Forum

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 EuroMed

Organization

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 British   Council

British-Council

   French

Institute

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     G. E.

 Foundation

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     FHI

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Yarmouk

University

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University

of Jordan

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   Ministry    Political Development

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FADFED TEAM

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Sami Hourani M.D. - Founder

Sami is the founder of FADFED. He create the project in 2010 and in these years he added a lot of great and efficient contents without stopping and making FADFED better.
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Ala Zahrawi - Coordinator

Ala is the coordinator for the FADFED events. His capacity to manage and to organize actions and plans is great. (And his photos too).
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Lian Saifi - Activist and promoter

Lian is a great activist and good promoter for all FADFED actions. She is responsible for external contacts and her commitment is essential for the good achieve of the events.
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Judith Van Raalten - Activist and researcher

Judith is one of the specialist for FADFED analysis. She is a researcher and she always gives a great contribution to the production of final papers and theories.
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Giorgio Gotra - Activist and researcher

Giorgio is a student researcher and activist in many CSO's. He added several ideas to FADFED and he is specialist to get people involved and interested in the project.
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Rawan Hourani - Activist

Rawan is one the best activists within FADFED team. She always attends the events and her work is always appreciated. She is one of the FADFED pillar.
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Najwan A. Abu Shawareb - Volunteers Coordinator


Volunteer! Interested to join FADFED team?

 

EVENTS

Find more about our events and look into FADFED archives.

CONSULTANCY

Evaluate your event or company in the most creative and fun way.

Evaluation

FADFED as effective tool for companies a to genuinely poll and manage.

Public Polling

A creative method to mobilise citizens around a local pressing problem.

Training

FADFED trainings on public speaking, advocacy and public polling.





Interested to bring FADFED at your event?

 


CONTACT

To know more about FADFED reach us here!

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: 39 Mecca St. P.O box 950586 Amman 11195 Jordan

Telfax: +962 6 552 8458

Email: info@fadfed.org

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