This assessment is part of a larger project implemented by the King Hussein Foundation (KHF) that aims to help Community-based Organizations (CBOs) working on women and youth empowerment in Ajloun to operate more effectively and professionally by enhancing their institutional, operational and advocacy capacities. The project will also facilitate networking between CBOs and local authorities to voice community needs to the government.
The main objective of the assessment is to identify the social, political and economic needs of women and youth in Ajloun. It comprises the following components:
A literature review on the socio-economic background of Ajloun as well as women and youth related initiatives conducted;
Findings of 400 surveys completed by workers and beneficiaries of CBOs;
Findings of 10 focus group discussions with male and female youth;
Findings of 7 in-depth interviews with key stakeholders.