The use of Solar Heating
The use of Solar Heating
The project aims at increasing the use of renewable energy within the local community in the Soof Refugee Camp, which will help conserve energy by implementing solar water heaters and later reduce electricity bill amounts. This project will also increase environmental awareness about natural resource management that will later nurture this aspect within the community.

Project Specific Objectives are:

- Conserving energy in the area, along with improving the livelihood and living conditions of the local community, by using a revolving fund that is given to help initiate energy conservation projects.

- Enhance the awareness of the local community about energy conservation practices.

- Increase the income of local rural families, and create new jobs opportunities
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Project Snapshot

Al Iman Cooperative
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 24,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 600.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 1,200.00
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Replication of project activities
A joint coordination towards the implementation of the project activities and providing technical assistance in different fields will be offered by The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature/ the Dibeen Nature Reserve.
Notable Community Participation
Al Iman cooperative is situated in the Soof Refugee Camp that occupies 19,000 people in the Jarash governorate situated beside the Dibeen Nature Reserve. It was established in 1983 to help the local community in supplying transportation between the camp and Jarash city, facilitate all commercial needs at low prices, help in decreasing unemployment in the area and finally use the revolving fund approach with the local community to use for personal projects and expenses. The cooperative also concentrates on helping the local community by improving their livelihood, providing awareness and encouraging new projects which will develop their economical and social growth.
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Grantee Contact

Mr. Mahmood Abu Ghazaleh


Soof Camp, Jarash
Jarash ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Anas Abdel Raouf Khasawneh
00962/6/5100420 Ext: 246


UNDP Jordan/ shmeisani, Ishaq Al Edwan street/ P.O.Box 941631
Amman, Arab States, 11183