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.
Amman, Madaba, Irbid
Funded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the program is designed to mitigate economic and social challenges facing host communities affected by the Syrian Refugee Crisis. JRF aims through the initiative to improve the livelihoods of Syrian and Jordanian beneficiaries across Amman, Madaba and Irbid, by assessing and launching micro businesses and developing workforce readiness skills, which in turn would increase employment prospects in the private sector. Qualified beneficiaries will receive grants to start their own income generating projects.
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