Stories of Madaba

Personal Memories from the Community


Photogrammetry at St. George Church in Madaba (2019)CyArk

One Place, Many Stories - Madaba

The One Place, Many Stories program in Madaba aims to foster greater appreciation and protection for Jordan's cultural heritage by showcasing the connection between members of the community and their local heritage. 


Voices of Madaba

Local residents were also brought together in an online storytelling workshop, to share their memories of and relationship to the city. Each community member also received virtual English language coaching from the English Language Program at the US Embassy. StoryCenter creates spaces for listening to and sharing stories, to help build a just and healthy world. To learn more, visit

Madaba Storytellers (2020) by CyArkCyArk

Ghaleb's Story
Najwa's Story
قصة إحسان
قصة سهى
Qusay's Story
قصة أمل

Madaba partnersCyArk

A special thanks to the residents and tour guides of Madaba who shared their stories and expertise for this project.

This project was made possible through the generous support of the US Department of State, Cultural Antiquities Task Force and the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation.

A special thanks to the following partners:

Madaba Regional Archaeological Museum Project

Collins Institute for Archaeological Research, Gannon University

Center for Near Eastern Archaeology, La Sierra University


U.S. Embassy in Jordan

Story Center

American University of Madaba

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