Directly benefiting the disadvantaged and underserved peoples of Jordanian and Palestinian mixed communities, with special attention to women and youth, ethnic minorities, seniors and the disabled.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Amman’s Wahdat district and its adjacent Palestine Refugee Settlement are marginalized through poverty and its accompanying lack of access to further education or job skill training opportunities. The Digital Community Center, linked and outreaching to 2 Jordanian and 2 UNRWA Palestinian schools, mitigates ethnic differences and bridges the cultural divide through inter community support and through skills training and entrepreneurial development to families, minorities and unemployed youth.
How will this project solve this problem?
Youth Life & vocational skills; Adult Vocational skills, small enterprise training, women’s programs; School IT education, cultural history, inter-ethnic projects; SENIORS, DISABLED - Communal support, social events, welfare/health services
Potential Long Term Impact
Increases of - 90%: Community access to ICT resources /75%: Small business skills & entrepreneurial knowledge/50%: Further education opportunities/ 50%: Technology & computer skills in community groups/25%: Civic involvement & community ownership
Total Funding Received to Date: $1,920
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $1,920 . The original project funding goal was $47,690.