From Unemployment to Providing for Her Family: The Story of Samar Omar

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Publication Type:
Case Study
Year Published:
2020
Project:
WE LEAD
Funder:
Global Affairs Canada
Author:
WUSC
Partner:
Canadian Leaders in International Consulting
Country:
Jordan
Contact:
Niveen Bataineh [email protected]
Tags:
Economic Opportunities, Education, Gender Equality, Inclusive Economic Development, Inclusive Market Systems, Private Sector Collaboration, Skills Training

Samar Omar completed the Medical Office Assistant (MOA) training program at the Vocational Training Corporation (VTC) center in East Amman, Jordan. Now, she works as a medical assistant in a hospital and is able to provide for her family. The MOA program is supported by the Women’s Economic Linkages and Employment Development (WE LEAD) Project, funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and implemented in consortium with the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) and Canadian Leaders in International Consulting (CLIC).