Call for subgrant to social and solidarity economy actors, EU-funded MedTOWN project Jordan
Opportunity type : Calls for Proposals
The aim of the call is to support co-production initiatives that address poverty, inequality and social exclusion in collaboration with a Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) entity and a local public authority. The objective is to prove that the co-production model delivers better quality social services and makes public spending more effective and efficient.
Entities within the spectrum of the SSE sector, which have the specific characteristic of producing goods, services and knowledge while pursuing economic and social objectives and fostering solidarity, can apply. The pilot projects must be located in the district of Irbid in Jordan.
Among the eligible actions for which applications can be submitted are to support initiatives that flourished within the Social Business Incubator in Irbid and provide services and products that will improve the life of people with disabilities, women and refugees.
The Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) is project partner of MedTOWN and in collaboration with the Jordanian Ministry of Social Development is hosting and operating a Social Business Incubator in Irbid. More than 100 beneficiaries have received training in order to develop co-production initiatives with the collaboration of local actors that will be provide services and products to people with disabilities, women and refugees.