The SRTF Announces a New Project to Rehabilitate 10 Schools in Northern Aleppo

Aleppo – Thursday, 6 October 2022 – The SRTF’s Management Committee (MC) approved a new cash-for-work (CfW) project: “Rehabilitation of Ten Schools in Rural Areas of Northern Aleppo – Phase I” to promote people’s livelihoods and economic stability in targeted areas.


The announcement came at the MC’s 31 meeting with the approval to launch a project that will create 230 (CfW) employment opportunities in the form of rehabilitation efforts for ten (10) schools in Northern Aleppo.


Over a duration of twenty-four (24) months, the project will provide CfW short-term job opportunities to unskilled or semi-skilled workers, enabling them to secure their own basic livelihood -and that of their families- through legal paid work. The rehabilitation activities include repairing walls, ceilings, doors, and windows, floors, lighting and plumbing, sanitary facilities, and restoration of playgrounds, etc. Additionally, the provision of school essential needs such as desks, tables, whiteboards, fans, heaters, etc will be provided.


In addition to the CfW beneficiaries, the project will benefit approximately 5,560 students and 220 school staff across the targeted locations who will enjoy a safer and more suitable learning environment at these schools.


The Representative of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution Opposition Forces at the SRTF Management Committee, Eng. Hadi Al-Bahra released a statement saying: “We are proud of this project which will provide immediate income generating opportunities that will relieve many families financially all while allowing for future skill development in key occupations in Northern Aleppo.” 


The SRTF’s Director General, Eng. Hani Khabbaz said: “The SRTF is determined to create real change in Syrian people’s lives; Such cash-for-work projects will not only provide children with safe learning spaces but will also create jobs and improve people’s stability and livelihoods.”


With a total budget of EUR 1 million, the project is expected to benefit a total of 6,010 beneficiaries directly, and indirectly, it will benefit an estimated 30,050 who are the family members of direct beneficiaries.



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Rehabilitation of Ten Schools in Rural Areas of Northern Aleppo – Phase I


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