UNDP and RUWWAD sign an agreement to support resilient livelihoods
The United Nation Development Programme and Ruwwad for Development signed on Monday August 18th new agreement for the implementation of the newly designed program titled 3x6 aims at promoting sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable groups in local communities in north of Jordan who are in affected by the Syrian crises.
The 3x6 refers to three phases implemented through different 6 approaches it is an innovative UNDP programme using skills, resources and local expertise to transform crises affected individuals into proactive economic actors who are able to contribute to local economic recovery and the transition to long term.
The approach builds on traditional elements of socio-economic interventions – putting people to work, injecting money into local economy -while introducing innovative dimensions: promoting individual savings and engaging emerging entrepreneurs in joint economic ventures.
The 3x6 comes within the framework of UNDP project “Mitigating the Impact of Syrian Refugees Crisis on the Jordanian Vulnerable Host Communities” in particular in Mafraq Governorate and will be implemented in 5 different municipalities in Mafraq.
Ruwwad for Development has been partnering with UNDP in several projects and will be responsible of implementing the 3x6 approach through different three phases aiming at supporting livelihoods stabilization with a longer-term vision for building resilience, market development, capacity development, local economic recovery and inclusive economic growth.
Khuzaima Jaber, Communications Officer