Novo Holdings – Grant of DKK 200 million will create better future prospects for young Syrian refugees in Jordan

Youth unemployment in Jordan is record high, and up to 50% of young people were out of work in 2020. With a grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation of DKK 200 million, PlanBørnefonden will work purposefully to give more young people access to jobs and income opportunities.

The Foundation has donated more than DKK 500 million to counter the effects of the conflict in Syria, which over the years has developed into the world’s most extensive humanitarian crisis. The latest grant of DKK 200 million is the largest humanitarian grant in the Foundation’s history.

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