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Mafraq Manure Treatment Factory Tackles Animal Waste Issue

What is most important is that women are enabled to take control of their lives. When they work and earn the money themselves to bring home, they become empowered  


Souq Ne'meh Continues to Empower and Support Women Entrepreneurs to Grow

Created to support rural women from remote areas by providing opportunities for them to market their traditional and manual local products and expand their customers’ base  


UN Jordan, Partners Explore Ways to Lure Private Capital Into SDGs-Related Investments

UN Jordan brought business leaders together to “create market opportunities for a sustainable world” at the 17 Jordan forum, exploring ways to mobilise private capital towards the achievement of all…  


Ein Lahda Camp: Up and Coming Environmental Attraction

Ahmad Al-Saudi, 25 years, had always dreamt of building an environmental tourist camp in Tafileh. Although all the plans and studies of this project were almost ready in 2007, Ahmad could not achieve…  


Exchanging More Than Knowledge

Al-Zeina, Maha, Islam and Hanadi are four ladies who have met through UNDP’s Skills Exchange project in Al-Mafraq governorate which is funded by the Regional Development & Protection Programme (RDPP)…  


New Municipal Solid Waste Recovery and Recycling Contract Improves Livelihood of Waste Pickers in Jordanian landfills

Jordan generates 2.2 million tons of solid municipal waste per year, growing annually by 5% of which only 7% is recycled or salvaged mainly by the informal sector. According to the National Solid…  


The Art of Recycled Furniture

It took a lot of courage from Hiba Abu-Abdoh, 32 years old, to join UNDP’s Emergency Employment Project (3x60) approach only 3 months after losing her little daughter due to a medical error. She…  


UNDP's Project Unleashed Our Inner Entrepreneur

Mariam Banian (Um Adham), 38 years old is a mother of 6 kids who has never dreamt of being the owner of an outlet shop located on the main road of Mghayer Al-Sarhan area in Mafraq. Her husband’s…  


Delicious Food Turned Into a Fruitful Business

Both in their 30’s, Eman a single woman and Dhayeh a widow with a school-age daughter came together by means of UNDP’s Emergency Employment Project (3x6 approach) to start their own catering business…  

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