This call seeks proposals that can support UN Women’s initiative to ensure that Syrian women refugees are better served by humanitarian action and resilience-building initiatives in Jordan through the running of the existing Oasis centers in Za’atari and Azraq camps (three in Za’atari and one in Azraq).
The successful Responsible Party will have a deep understanding of enhancing empowerment, protection and resilience of crisis-affected women.
UN Women welcomes proposals that include the running of Oasis centers in both or either camp (three Oasis centers in Za’atari and one Oasis center in Azraq).
The project objectives will be met through the achievement of the following outputs and activities:
Secure livelihoods opportunities provided via cash for work that graduates into sustainable employment opportunities whether through job placement, entrepreneurship, or work permit applications.
- Output 1: Women in refugee camps benefit from livelihood and economic opportunities, which include skills development.
Gender based violence prevention, protection and awareness raising services
- Output 2: Women in refugee camps have access to protection mechanisms, including those that prevent and address Gender-Based Violence (GBV)
The Call is open to International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs, registered in Jordan) and local Civil Society Organisations (CSO).
Successful partners shall have strong expertise on supporting women’s livelihoods including through delivering cash for work and needs-based skills training for marginalized women but also for women with basic income generating capabilities.
The application will have demonstrated experience of working with the most marginalized and vulnerable crisis affected women who have limited access to and knowledge on life-saving services, particularly female headed households, young women and adolescent girls, Gender Based Violence (GBV) survivors, women with disabilities, older women, in refugee camps settings.
In addition, applicants should have technical capacity to manage the four Oasis centers according to guidance provided.
Successful Responsible Party should have the right technical, financial and conceptual background to effectively implement the project in Za’atari and/or Azraq camps.
Submission deadline: 01 November 2023
Funding: 500,000 USD – 1.5 million USD