|Title:||Jordan - Rural Economic Growth and Employment Project (REGEP) – March 2023|
Huda Muhammad Walid Al-Bundaqji, 37 years from Atamat in Jerash governorate, has 3 children, She is one of the beneficieries of REGEP Project.
Her project is Hydroponic Farming, She started the project on the rooftop of her house 3 years ago with only 2 units and after the grant of 2500 JOD she managed to buy an irrigation system and the seeds and all the needed types of equipment to expand her project.
She works on this project with her husband Amru Qarqoud
" In Jordan, we have water scarcity problems and that's why it is suitable to do hydroponic farming, for the quality and the quantity is away much larger than the normal farming. After expanding the project, my income was doubled, which is helping my family and me to sustain ourselves," Huda says
Rural Economic Growth and Employment Project (REGEP) focus on rural areas of the Governorates of Ajloun, Jerash, Balqa, Madaba and Mafraq.
In line with the Government's Poverty Reduction Strategy 2013-2020, the project targets rural households below the poverty line, and vulnerable rural households above the poverty who are at high risk of falling into poverty.
The project's goal is the reduction of poverty, vulnerability and inequality in rural areas by creating productive employment and income-generating opportunities for the rural poor and vulnerable, especially youth and women.
While the project total cost is 39.17 million US$, IFAD is financing 24.54 million US$
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