Jordan River Foundation (JRF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 1995 with a focus on child safety and community empowerment. It has been a major player in Jordan’s social and economic development, bringing forth over 20 years of experience to local community empowerment and child safety. JRF has also been supporting homegrown solutions that engage Jordanians and help them address local challenges. Most importantly, JRF places the wellbeing of children at the center of its development initiatives.
Ajloun, Jerash, Mafraq, Balqa and Madaba
Funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Rural Economic Growth and Employment Project (REGEP) aims to contain and reduce poverty, vulnerability and inequality across rural areas in Ajloun, Jerash, Mafraq, Balqa and Madaba. Partnering with IFAD, and in cooperation with the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO), JRF is managing and implementing two main initiatives under REGEP: the Development and Support of Saving and Credit Groups and Associations, as well as Business Mentoring and Marketing and Specific Training for Farmer Groups and Associations. JRF’s main objective is to create sustainable jobs and income generating opportunities for local communities across these governorates, especially among youth and women.
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