MoreThanAJob in Jordan presented the results of the sub-grants and the updated national policy brief
On February 9th, 2023 Mutah University (MU), one of the Jordanian parnter of MoreThanAJob, organized a workshop at Tafila Technical University. The aim of this workshop was to present the outcomes and the results of the sub-grantees and the final version of the national policy in the field of unemployment and education in Jordan. Several public authorities attended the workshop in addition to the NGOs and parliament members with a total of 30 attendees. MU staff presented the conducted activities and obtained objectives of the MoreThanAJob project in term of supporting poor and low-income families, improving the economic situation of poor families, employing unemployed young people and to reduce the unemployment rate in the town and to find job opportunities for them. As a result, more than 14 families were supported by initiating a job for women and young people in a dairy product factory in addition to the more than 55 individual who might start their own business in the coming future.
The two sub-grant winners in Jordan, Shihan Charity Association (SCA) and the Applied Scientific Research Fund (ASRF), attended the workshop also and presented the outcomes and results achieved by their projects such as the trainees became able to manufacture dairy and cheese, which will constitute a source of income for them in the event of setting up their small projects and thus help their families to cover the expenses. Comprehensive discussion was carried out and all attendees became inspired by the success stories in the projects such as the family who initiated their own business in the dairy product and the replicated on the challenges they faced during the implementation of project activities.
MU team showed the final version of the developed national policy after considering Public Authorities´ (PA) feedback on the previous versions of the policy. A hard copy of the final version of the developed national policy in the field of unemployment and education was given to the representatives of PA.
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