What We Do

Promoting resilience in Eitha and Lazzagah

With the support of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), COOPI has been carrying out, since April 2021, the project "IRISE: Initiative for the Socio-Economic Re-Integration of Vulnerable Returnees in Shirqat, Salah al-Din", in order to promote the resilience of returnees in their areas of origin.

Through active collaboration with the host community, the project aims to create a series of vocational training and income-generating pathways so that beneficiaries can enjoy sustainable livelihoods.

Activities include vocational training for 120 beneficiaries in the villages of Eitha and Lazzagah, legal advice for 100 beneficiaries to obtain the necessary documentation to start a business, job placement support for 120 beneficiaries, incentives and support for the start-up of small local businesses and social cohesion activities for 500 members of the host community and the returning population.

The project is funded by: