Maran is a mother of three children who was working as an engineer until Iraqi refugees began arriving in Amman, the capital of Jordan. After seeing how they were being treated, she decided to act.
Over the course of the last three years, she has founded an NGO, Al-Hadaf (the purpose), to support those most vulnerable in Jordan. The organization relies on second-hand shops, a training and counseling room and another for childcare. In addition, it provides a place of worship for members of Evangelical, Syrian and Orthodox churches to pray together.
Source: World Watch Monitor