Self Help Groups: A Model for Promoting Self Reliance: Hanod's story from Hassakeh

October 15, 2022


More than ten years of crisis have inflicted immense suffering on the Syrian population. The number of Syrians needing humanitarian assistance increased to 14.6 million in 2021. People's ability to meet basic needs has further decreased with a consistently disproportionate impact on women-headed households, older persons without family support, persons with disabilities, and children.

In September 2020, with support from the Government of Japan complemented by its own resources, UNDP Syria launched the Self-Help Groups project to empower vulnerable communities and improve their economic and living conditions.

Watch Hanod’s story who benefited from Self Help Groups project in Hassakeh.