Al Safsaf Park
Al Safsaf Park
The project is located in Na'ur area south west Amman. It involves the establishment of a natural park containing almost 1000 indigenous forest trees annexed to a rehabilitation center for psychiatric patients and drug dependents that the NGO is starting to construct very soon. Once operational, the project will constitute a model case in integration of social efforts with environmental concerns. Social integration and rehabilitation provided to this marginalized group of the ocmmunity will depend on raising the patients' environmental awareness and participation in reviving the original features of biodiversity in this area of arid to semi-arid ecosystem.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Jordan Society for the Rehabilitation of Psychiatric patient
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 26,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 100,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 91,609.00
Project Number:
GEF-JOR-98-G52-01
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
The NGO is managed by men and women specialist and volunteers, however, women members of the Board are directly supervising the work and following it up.
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
The activities of the project is receiving a lot of media attention. Events organized by the NGO are always concentrating on environmental issues of local and global importance.
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SGP Country office contact

Mr. Anas Abdel Raouf Khasawneh
Phone:
00962/6/5100420 Ext: 246
Fax:
00962/6/5100430
Email:

Address

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