The Jordan River Foundation (JRF) in association with the UNHCR have launched the Daleelkom project in Jordan, which offers financial grants to Syrian refugees. The aim of the grants is for the refugees to launch their own micro-enterprises.
On Najafi Street in the Old City, Mosul, shop owners are trying to revive the street by opening and rehabilitating their stores. The street was known for specialising in selling books. Now, however, books are only found under the potentially dangerous rubble.