King Hussein Foundation

Brief Description :

Shortly after King Hussein passed away in 1999, the King Hussein Foundation (KHF) was established by Royal Decree to continue his humanitarian vision and legacy.
King Hussein was dedicated to applying the principles of democracy, justice and peace within Jordan and among nations. He believed in the power of education to shape the future, and in the potential in each individual to effect change in our communities. Today, KHF continues to uphold these fundamental values.


  • 1. Provide access to innovative education and development of leadership skills to enable individuals to contribute effectively to national, regional and international development.
    2. The promotion of social justice and economic empowerment through the provision of employment opportunities and the creation and development of income-generated projects.
    3. Acting as a catalyst for social and economic transformation by providing research information to policy makers and activists in the field of development.
    4. Sharing 30 years of best practices that the institution has gained in the fields of sustainable development and health care for the family and for capacity-building and exchange of cross-cultural models, with neighboring Arab countries and East Asian countries.

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Initiative Impact:

- Jubilee Institute (Jubilee School and the Jubilee Center for Excellence in Education)
- Information and Research Center
- National Center for Culture and Arts
- National Institute of Music
- Queen Noor Al Hussein Foundation (which include the family health care Institute)
- Jordanian company to finance small projects (Tamweelcom)
- Community development program.
Coordinate the efforts of these centers in the training of workers in the building, civil sectors and official capacities, so far cooperating with 19 Arab countries and Asian neighboring countries.