Дүйсенбі, February 20, 2017

UNRWA Inaugurates New Microfinance Branch in Jordan

Earlier today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) held an inauguration ceremony in Husn for the newest branch of the Agency’s microfinance programme in Jordan. The branch was inaugurated by UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell, with the Governor of Irbid, officials from the Jordanian Department of Palestinian Affairs, staff from the Agency’s Department of Microfinance and community members in attendance. The newest branch was opened in Husn to provide improved microfinance and microcredit services to Palestine refugees in the area, who previously had to travel to the branch in Irbid to access these services, requiring them to incur high transportation costs. The new location was chosen after the... Read More