Nayef is among 439 young Jordanians benefitting from WFP's Cash-for-Training programme. He is being trained at Irbid Vocational Center to become an air conditioning and refrigeration technician. WFP will cover the training costs. This programme, run jointly with Najmah, a local NGO fighting hunger and malnutrition, will help enhance the food security status of participants while honing their skills for the job market.
Young men are attentively participating in their training sessions. The WFP programme they have registered for not only helps improves their professional skills and secure their income, but also provides them with labour rights education.
Some of the participants in WFP's cash-for-training programme in Ramtha city in northwestern Jordan are learning to make pastries. They are training to become assistant chefs and bakers in hotels and restaurants.
Twenty-four-year-old Nayef is receiving cold chain repair training, a skill that will open up new opportunities for him in the job market. Additionally, he will receive cash from WFP every month for the time he spends training.
Participants in WFP's cash-for-training programme on their graduation day from the vocational training centre. WFP launched this training thanks to a donation from US Government's Office of Food for Peace (FFP) in addition to contributions from Tomorrow/Bokra initiative and private sector companies in Jordan.
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