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.
Offering development and support services for saving and credit groups and associations as part of the Rural Economic Growth and Employment Project (REGEP); creating sustainable jobs and income generating opportunities for local communities, especially among youth and women, through business mentorship and facilitating access to grants.
Safaa’s entrepreneurial journey began with a small business selling ornamental plants. The experience helped her grow as a businesswoman, but her lack of financial resources and an expansion plan hindered her progress. The grant she qualified for changed everything. Today, Safaa is a proud owner of a green house that cultivates organic lettuce and tomatoes, utilizing modern irrigation methods that regulate water consumption and reduce her operational costs.
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