Jordan

About Jordan

  • Jordan is located in the Middle East, bordered on the west by Israel and the Dead Sea, on the north by Syria, on the east by Iraq, and on the south by Saudi Arabia.
  • Barren hills and beautiful mountains make up most of the country.
  • Jordan is serving as a haven for refugees from its strife-torn neighbor Iraq. This has caused challenges, such as lack of food, shelter and the majority of Iraqis do not hold legal status to enable them to work. Because of their unregistered status, they cannot find jobs and many have no way to  support their families. This has resulted in a serious economic pressure in a country with limited resources. 

What We're Doing

Trades of Hope is honored to be partnering with a group of women that create beautiful products in Jordan! Many of the women working in this workshop have been divorced, orphaned, widowed, or married to a man with many wives and have struggled to provide for their family's needs. Through the creation of these beautiful recycled products they are now generating an income for their families. These women are so thankful for the opportunity they now have to be a part of this group, which has empowered them and changed their lives!