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What We Do
Youth Education and Employment
Youth Education and Employment References
VF workers and management survey
VF Corporation is an American worldwide apparel and footwear company founded in 1899 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The company owns more than 30 brands including Dickies, JanSport, The North Face and Vans. VF products are produced in and sourced from factories in more than 20 countries. These include a mixture of some VF-owned factories, and a large number of supplier companies. VF launched the Worker and Community Development (WCD) Program, which works to improve the lives of workers who make VF products and strengthen the communities in which they live. Based on local needs, programs are delivered in partnership with expert organizations to improve access to: •Water & Sanitation •Health & Nutrition •Childcare & Education Through the program, VF hopes not only to impact the lives of 1 million by 2025, and to demonstrate to suppliers the business benefits of actively improving workers’ lives. Under WCD program, Dajani Consulting was contracted to carry out workers survey in order to: Identify the needs of factory workers in VF’s global supply chain, both inside and outside the factory, and particularly related to the WCD’s three priority areas Support VF’s efforts to ensure a living wage for workers by generating data on current wages and benefits, and living costs Provide a report and analysis to enable VF to target programs and activities to the areas of greatest need, geographically and thematically The survey was carried out in 18 countries, at least 12 languages and in around 150 factories. In Jordan, 7 factories were subject to the survey. Dajani Consulting prepared a questionnaire utilizing Kobo Toolbox platform ,and implemented interviews with more than 1,000 workers belonging to different nationalities such as Indian, Bengali, Syrian and Jordanian. In addition, data collection from factory management was performed to help VF to plan its Worker and Community Development (WCD) programmes. This information is used to improve the decisions VF makes as part of its ambition to improve the lives of workers and communities connected with its suppliers.
Survey for Improvement of Facility and Equipment for Technical Education in University Colleges in Jordan
At the request Balqa Applied University and Tafila Technical University, Dajani Consulting was contracted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), with a view to formulating a potential project in this sector. Dajani Consulting was assigned to undertake survey to assess the possibilities for establishment of technical education programs in the Automotive Courses, especially related to Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (HVs/EVs) maintenance; Renewable Energy Course, and Chemical Engineering Courses. The experts provided by Dajani Consulting focused on three main stages to accomplish the study, including: 1. Sectors demand for labor force and identify priority occupations with the technician level. 2. List Key Skills-Set for priority occupations in proposed areas of technical education. 3. Assess the targeted colleges’ capacity to deliver the listed skills in the form of standard diploma programs. A series of data collection and interviews in the private sector led to comprehensive picture about the labor market demand. A diagnostic assessment at the university colleges (Faculty of Engineering Technology, Maan University College, Tafila Technical University) and gap analysis resulted in a list of the needed facilities and equipment and a final report with recommendations.
Review survey on youth employment opportunities
As part of Oxfam initiative to enhance youth employment opportunities, Dajani Consulting was hired to review the improved skills in demand of the labor market , improvement in the economic and labor conditions and youth towards employment participation . In addition Dajani consulting able to track the status of economic of economic and labor conditions of target youth.
Women entrepreneurs economic and commercial empowerment initiative
Dajani Consulting - in cooperation with Working Women Association - received a grant from UN Women to implement an ambitious program during 2019 - 2020 with the aim to train 200 vulnerable women in five governorates in Jordan, to qualify 150 of them to establish home-based businesses. The program will build womens capacity in creating and operating feasible business ideas, that they can market to generate income. The role of Dajani Consulting included market study of entrepreneurship opportunities, assess business ideas, provide trainers, mentors and coaches for women, support women entrepreneurs in starting their businesses, in addition to monitoring and evaluation and reporting.
Labor market Assessment and measuring baseline value
Dajani Consulting was assigned to build a profile of the labor market supply and demand in four governorates (Karak, Tafileh, Balqa and Madaba), to guide OXFAM / DAPP-Youth project in selecting the implementation approach in order to be able to achieve the objectives of their project. The main purpose of the consultancy is to establish and implement measurements and data collection methods in order to have a clear picture about the participation and employment engagement needs as a baseline for the DAPP-YPE project. Dajani Consulting implemented the data collection in the four governorates, in coordination and under supervision of OXFAM project team, then analyzed the data to: Prepare labor market assessment of the four governorates Measure the baseline values of the main indicators in the matrix for the year 2018
External evaluation study of the expected Dutch and EU shortages on the labor market and the extent to which there is a match between demand and supply of labor migration from countries near Europe
As a part for the understanding the shortage in the labor market in Europe and the extent to which there is a match between the demand and the supply of labor from neighboring countries , Dajani Consulting have participated in identifying the supply of labor for Jordanians and Syrians refugees living in Jordan . The study covered Jordan, Nigeria , Tunisia , Sweden and Germany.
Entrepreneurship Training of Women plumbers
Dajani Consulting was contracted by Oxfam to provide 2 training program for 50 women plumbers. The training covered different topics such as entrepreneurship skills , marketing skills , managerial skills for micro and small business , social media advertisement , financial illiteracy and costing of services , customers management , basic human resource management as well as others
Market research to Carry out a Critical Analysis Study of the Jordan compact (Rules of Origin and Work Permits)
The high number of the Syrian refugees in Jordan has prompted international community to step in and help Jordan to overcome challenges faced due to hosting the large number of Syrians living inside and outside camps. In February 2016, the international community held “London conference” which resulted in the “Jordan Compact” document, where the international community pledged to allocate funds to help Jordan to cope with challenge of the huge number of Syrian refugees living in Jordan. At the conference, it was decided to open the European Union markets for the Jordanian Manufacturers through ease of Rules of Origin, leading to expanded Jordanian labor market for Syrian refugees to acquire work permits and to join the workforce. However, the participation of Syrian refugees (particularly females) in the labor market is still less than expected. CARE International collaborated with Dajani Consulting to prepare a critical analytic study with the objective to better understand the challenges facing exports of Jordanian products to the E.U. and the ability to increase employment of Syrian refugees in Jordan. It also aims to provide a clear understanding of the obstacles against achieving the target set in the “Jordan Compact” of work permits issued for Syrian refugees, as regulated by work permit policies and procedures governing the labor market in Jordan. The study was research based, utilizing desk research, focus groups with Syrian refugees, structured field survey of Syrian refugees and key informant interviews with stakeholders. Study activities were concentrated in the highly-populated governorates (East Amman, Irbid and Zarqa). At the end of the study, a comprehensive report including conclusions and recommendations was submitted to CARE International.
National Aid Fund Beneficiaries linkages to the labor market
As the national aid fund is in the process of expanding their beneficiaries , Dajani Consulting was hired to create the referral system between the beneficiaries of National Aid Fund and Ministry of Labor- labor directorate for job placements . The referral system included all detailed process to from the minute beneficiaries are identified till beneficiaries is placed at a job.
Feasibility Study for Satellite Factories in Azraq Camp and Two urban Areas
As a part for the Jordan response plan for the Syrian crises, Care international contracted Dajani Consulting to undertake a study of feasibility of the establishing a satellite factories in East Amman , Zarqa and Azraq Camp for Syrian Refugees to be specially designed towards employability of the Syrian refugees . The aim of the study focused on identification of major sectors for employability of the Syrian refugees, identification of job opportunities, skills needed and willingness of the private sector investors to start up satellite factories to enhance the employability of the Syrian refuges.
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