A recent United Nations study found that there were over 700,000 registered refugees living in Jordan. 93% of these are from Syria and the rest are from Iraq or other locations. Since the start of the pandemic, poverty has increased by 18% among Syrian refugees living in Jordan. [source] In many cases it is illegal for refugees to work, making it much more difficult to meet their family's basic needs. When refugees do find work, they are often underpaid or taken advantage of. You can help a family with a monthly food voucher through this sponsorship program. By providing this food voucher, it will help free up any other possible income to be used for medical care, education, shelter and clothing.
- Suggested monthly giving amounts: $45, $30, or $15*
- Your gift will be combined with others to provide food vouchers for individuals and families in the greatest need. Amount received varies based on need and family size.
- Sponsors will receive a quarterly update with prayer requests and stories from families who have received help.
- We make a 6 month commitment to a family, with a possibility of renewal based on need.
*5% goes toward administrative fees.