Our story

  • 2003

    Tkiyet Um Ali was founded in 2003 by HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, with the noble mission of providing sustainable food support and essential assistance to the families in need across the Kingdom's governorates, all in commemoration of the late Queen Alia Al Hussein.

  • 2005

    Tkiyet Um Ali launched its first feeding program, the "Wayfarer" daily feeding program, ensuring the distribution of 400 daily meal to wayfarers at its premises. Additionally, Tkiyet Um Ali launched the "Adahi" program as part of their feeding efforts, marking the first program of its kind in Jordan. Furthermore, Tkiyet Um Ali designated the "Ramadan Campaign," successfully reaching out to 19,000 individuals during the month of Ramadan.

  • 2008

    Tkiyet Um Ali introduced the pioneering "Takaya Al-Khair" markets, as first-of-its-kind endeavor, aligned with the monthly food parcel program catering to 3,800 families in need across the Kingdom's governorates.

  • 2009

    In cooperation with the Jordanian Hashemite Charitable Organization, Tkiyet Um Ali organized food support convoys to support families affected by the war on Gaza, and launched the campaign " Peace from us to Gaza".

  • 2012

    With the issuance of the Food Security Report for the year 2010, which was postponed by the Department of Statistics, the report revealed that 0.3% of the Kingdom's households are considered food insecure and 2.1% are considered vulnerable to food insecurity, which rang the bell for Tkiyet Um Ali's rapid response.

    Tkiyet Um Ali launched the “Takatuf” project, which delivers the shoulders of the Adahi that are performed during the blessed days of Eid al-Adha to our people in Palestine, as it sent the first shipment in 2012.

    Tkiyet Um Ali also responded to the Syrian crisis and distributed food aid to refugee families. 2 million meals were distributed in refugee camps during the year.

  • 2013

    Tkiyet Um Ali launched the first phase of the Eradicating Extreme Poverty project to reach 20,000 families during 2015, and conducted field studies that included 60,000 poor families in all governorates of the Kingdom as a result of the poverty report in 2010.

  • 2014

    In cooperation with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and the Jordanian Hashemite Charity Organization, Tkiyet Um Ali launched a relief campaign for citizens in the Gaza Strip, Tkiyet Um Ali also delivered 25,000 food parcels to 240,000 people.

  • 2015

    18,000 families who live in extreme poverty were endorsed.

    Tkiyet Um Ali is the first association to receive the "Seal of Excellence" for excellence in the sector of charitable associations and non-profit institutions, At the same time TUA Launched a number of volunteering programs as part of Tkiyet Um Ali's strategic goals to enhance social responsibility, instill values of social solidarity in society, and provide volunteering opportunities for individuals and partner companies.

  • 2017

    With a generous gift from HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Tkiyet Um Ali continued its journey by launching the second phase of the Eradicating Extreme Poverty Project to combat food poverty, to reach the number of 30,000 families throughout the Kingdom by the end of the year.

  • 2018

    HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein the Chairman of the Board of Directors donates to families affected by the floods in the south and sends food support to these families.

    In a strategic partnership with Tkiyet Um Ali, Dar Abu Abdullah was re-launched with the aim of enabling the endorsed families by Tkiyet Um Ali.

  • 2020

    Tkiyet Um Ali responded to the repercussions of the Corona pandemic. It had a distinct role by continuing its daily business and operations during the Corona pandemic period. This is due to the measures taken by Tkiyet Um Ali prior to the announcement of the Defense and Prohibition Law in Jordan.

  • 2021

    In cooperation with the National Center for Security and Crisis Management, Tkiyet Um Ali has established a permanent vaccination center at its headquarters, in addition to mobile clinics in various governorates of the Kingdom, as part of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, in addition TUA continued to respond to the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic as a member of the social protection team through the implementation of its various programs and cooperation with the National Center for Security and Crisis Management. Tkiyet Um Ali also distributed 240,951 food parcels to families benefiting from its programs in all governorates of the Kingdom.

  • 2022

    Distribution of monthly food parcels to the families in need in all governorates of the Kingdom, which number up to 22,000 families endorsed by Tkiyet Um Ali, with the delivery of Adahi meat shares to the families in need in Palestine.

    The return of the Wayfarer program during the second quarter of 2022 and providing 31,746 lunch meals to people in need at the main headquarters of Tkiyet Um Ali.

    And the return of the “Mawae’d Al-Rahman” program from after a two-year hiatus, as 59,662 fasting meals were served at “Mawae’d Al-Rahman” at Tkiyet Um Ali’s main headquarters, in addition to 29,842 fasting meals in the Kingdom’s governates.

    Launching another non-food campaign, which is the back-to-school campaign, to provide school bags, school supplies, and waterproof jackets for the families in need, in addition to continuing the winter campaign and delivering kerosene heaters, waterproof jackets, blankets, and kerosene coupons to the families in most need in all governorates of the Kingdom, starting with hotbeds of poverty and colder areas.

    Tkiyet Um Ali contracted with an international company to reduce greenhouse gases with the aim of reducing gas emissions that lead to global warming and thus to a rise in global temperatures, by calculating the amount of greenhouse gases that result from Tkiyet Um Ali’s various operations such as the use of cars, papers, electricity, refrigeration devices, and others that contribute directly or indirectly in increasing the emission of greenhouse gases and carbon dioxide, so that Tkiyet Um Ali becomes a carbon dioxide-free organization and an environmentally friendly organization.

Accomplishments to be Proud of

Over the past years, Tkiyet Um Ali has been able to strengthen its position as a leading organization in combating food poverty in Jordan by distributing more than 2,348,934 food parcels, delivering more than 2,616,632 meals, as well as performing more than 237,827 Udhiyah and delivering them to the most underprivileged and needy families in the Kingdom.