The Syrian Arab Red Crescent- HQ and in cooperation with SARC Rural Damascus branch, Ministry of Social Affairs and the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRC) Societies launched the first livelihood project in Rural Damascus area. The project “Vocational Training on Handmade Carpets Industry” is to be set up in Al-Qoutaifa and Mouadamiet Al-Qalamoun in Rural Damascus.
On April 19th, 2016, SARC launched the first training course in Mouadamiet Al-Qalamoun with participarion of 30 ladies, while the second course is to be launched within the coming days in Al-Qutaifa for other 30 participants.
The project is aimed to create job opportunity for the most vulnerable women and empower them to get stable resource of income. This could be attained through providing three months courses on handmade carpets industry and then one loom for each beneficiary along with the needed raw materials for once.
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