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Empowering Rural Women in Jordan Valley: A Success Story


Language: Multilingual

This video is in Arabic and English

Funded by Drosos Foundation, the project addresses a group of women living in the impoverished village of Ghor el Safi, in the south of Jordan. By supporting Ghor el Safi Women Association for Social Development to improve its production and promotion of handicrafts, the project will provide the women of Ghor el Safi with innovative income-generating opportunities and contribute to the sustainable development of the area.
Ghor el Safi is a rural village south of the Dead Sea, located at 350 m below sea level. The village is inhabited by about 40,000 people, the majority of whom rely on farming for their livelihoods. The village is located within one of the poorest areas in Jordan.


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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: SYNAV-2019-03-17-000528-FUAMN-HD
Rights holder: UNESCO; Drosos Foundation