LOCATION

The Palestinian Territories
East Jerusalem, Al Aizarieh

LOCAL PARTNER

Jerusalem Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry

PROJECT LAUNCH

2011

Support for small enterprises in Palestinian Territories

The geopolitical and security situation in the region has seriously affected the living and working conditions of Palestinians. A special focus was placed on support for small food processing cooperatives: the traditional program is combined with technical training as well as support for improving quality.

2020 results:

  • 315 entrepreneurs and 19 start-up entrepreneurs trained and supported, of whom 99% are women.
  • 54% of entrepreneurs increased their turnover 6 months after the training.
  • 55% of start-up entrepreneurs launched their business 1 year after the training.
  • 7 trainers trained.