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, Zarqa, Irbid, Mafraq, Karak
Funded by: ILO
Partner: The Ministry of Labor
An ILO training program localized by JRF to support the livelihoods of vulnerable women (Jordanian and Syrian refugees) by developing skills in entrepreneurship, workforce readiness, and financial literacy.
Suad Batikha’s handmade toys had great potential, but she didn’t know how to market them properly. Following a series of training sessions on online marketing and financial literacy, she was able to promote her products across different social media channels including Facebook, WhatsApp for Business, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Her profit margins increased from 60 to 85%, and she currently caters to a regional client base.
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