|conceptualized by Queen Alia al-Hussein, initiated by Princess Haya bint Al Hussein
|Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, Chairperson
Tkiyet Um Ali (Arabic : تكية أم علي), is a Jordanian non-governmental organisation founded by Princess Haya in honour of her late mother Queen Alia.
The first initiative of its kind in Jordan and in the Arab World, Tkiyet Um Ali provides food and services to the needy and the hungry in Jordanian society.
Originally conceptualised by Her Late Majesty Queen Alia more than 40 years ago, Tkiyet Um Ali (TUA) was founded in 2003 by Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein. It is an initiative that aims to eradicate hunger in the Arab World.
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