From the Heart of Jordan - Christmas Bazaar

When, local time: 
Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 12:00pm to Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Jordan, Amman
Type of Event: 
Exhibition
Contact: 
v.gamba@unesco.org

In the framework of the extrabudgetary project 'Empowering Rural Women in the Jordan Valley' funded by Drosos Foundation, and under the patronage of the Ministry of Tourism and antiquities, the women of Ghor el Safi are organizing a bazaar to display Jordanian handmade products by women.
In the framework of the extrabudgetary project 'Empowering Rural Women in the Jordan Valley' funded by Drosos Foundation, and under the patronage of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the women of the impovershed village of Ghor el Safi in the south of Jordan are organizing a bazaar to their handmade products. The bazaar will involve also other women's projects in Jordan, as an opportunity for building synergies and networking. The event is being organized by the women as a practical management exercise under the supervision of al Hima Foundation, UNESCO's implementing partner, and in coordination with UNESCO. The results of the event will serve as a lesson learned for the next months. The project 'Empowering Rural Women in the Jordan Valley' is supporting the Ghor el Safi Women Association for Social Development to improve its production and promotion of handicrafts, with the aim of providing the women of Ghor el Safi with innovative income-generating opportunities and contribute to the sustainable development of the area.