Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
This description of Raghda Butros's work was prepared when Raghda Butros was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Raghda Butros is working in Jordan to engage citizens of all economic classes in local development policies and programs, aimed at fostering a spirit of mutual social responsibility. Through funding from private donors, she is organizing community-driven projects to revitalize the Levant region and decrease Jordan’s dependency on foreign development aid.
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