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Ministry of Social Development , BDC sign agreement to empower youth and women

By : staff writer

Jordan Daily – The Ministry of Social Development and the Business Development Center (BDC) signed a cooperation agreement on Monday to reach qualified charitable associations in remote areas in the southern governorates.

In a statement seen by Jordan Daily , the aim is to establish local productive projects that contribute to providing job opportunities, especially for young men and women.

Minister of Social Development, Wafa’a Bani Mustafa, affirmed the ongoing partnership with the center, highlighting its efforts in qualifying young men and women and providing self-employment opportunities across the kingdom , which aligns with the economic modernization vision launched by His Majesty King Abdullah II.

The cooperation with the center will contribute to ensuring the sustainability of projects funded by the Productive Families Program in the ministry through the training provided by the center to its beneficiaries. This includes the Oasis project to empower women, aiming to reach the most needy women in the targeted areas.

The cooperation with the center will also allow the training of staff of local community development centers in the southern provinces and the use of its facilities to implement the program targeting young men and women.

Bani Mustafa pointed out that the association classification system will help the center choose associations based on specific criteria and standards, ensuring governance in them, and facilitating the procedures for choosing and reaching them.

On his part, the founder of the Business Development Center, Nayef Estetieh, praised the importance of the agreement, which embodies the center’s firm belief in the importance of the role of youth in building Jordan’s future.

He stressed that empowering youth through providing job opportunities and developing their skills is the key to achieving sustainable development in the kingdom.

The minister got acquainted with the various programs of the Center, met a number of beneficiaries of these programs through employment and self-employment programs, and listened to their experiences, success stories, and their benefit from the center’s services.

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