UNDP Jordan holds a Graduation ceremony for 57 trainees in the micro-businesses and entrepreneurial initiatives program

04 Nov 2013

imageYoung man from Ajloun is receiving his certificate after successful graduation from training course with a presence of Mr. Norimasa YOSHIDA, The Head of the Economic Section at the Japanese Embassy, His Excellency Mr. Mohammad Al-Smiran, Governor of Ajloun and Ms. Nadia Awamleh, representing UNDPJordan.

Under the auspices of the embassy of Japan, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and Ruwwad Micro-Venture Fund (RMVF), organized a graduation ceremony for the trainees of the micro-businesses and entrepreneurial initiatives program, at The Ajloun Teachers’ Club.

This programme is part of “Youth Employment Generation Programme in Arab Transition Countries– Jordan Component Phase II” is implemented in six governorates in Jordan (Ajloun,Jerash,Al Balqa,Ma’an,Kerak and Tafilehb) by UNDP and RMVF in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, with funding from the Government of Japan, as part of their continuous efforts to stimulate local economic development and foster entrepreneurship in local communities in Jordan.

The programme encourages unemployed youth with entrepreneurial ambitions to start their own microbusinesses by equipping them with the necessary skills, knowledge, financial and non-financial support to start and run their own businesses.

The 57 trainees in Ajloun graduating today have participated in a training course entitled "Plan & Start Your Own Small Business". The training included sessions on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, innovation, market research, feasibility studies, marketing and financial planning. The training aims to help the participants to develop their ideas into business plans prior to submitting them to RMVF for evaluation. The training course was conducted by Beyond Excellence Training & Consulting.

Another graduation ceremony is scheduled after completion of the five day course for the 58 trainees in Tafileh on Nov 5th 2013 at The Tafileh Teachers’ Club.

The graduation ceremony was attended by Mr. Norimasa YOSHIDA, The Head of the Economic Section at the Japanese Embassy, His Excellency, Mr. Mohammad Al-Smiran , Govrnor of Ajloun, Mr. Ibrahim Majali, representing RMVF and Ms. Nadia Awamleh, representing UNDP.

 

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Youth Employment Generation Program in Arab Transition Countries– Jordan Component Phase II ,
Enam Malkawi,Tel. +962-6- 5100420 ext # 241 – e-mail:
enam.malkawi@undp.org

Ruwwad Mico Venture Fund , Tel. +962-6-47633319 – e-mail: microbusiness@ruwwad.jo