Abu-Ghazaleh: Partnership with the Danish Refugee Council for Refugee Literacy


AMMAN - Arab Society for Certified Accountants (ASCA)/ Jordan, a member of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Foundation, and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), signed the ‘Financial Literacy Training of Trainers (TOT) for Illiterate Beneficiaries’ project contract.

The contract, signed by ASCA Executive Director Mr. Salem Al Ouri, and DRC Country Director Ms. Ermes Frigerio, aims at designing and delivering financial literacy training curricula for illiterate beneficiaries.

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of the Society, expressed his pride at cooperating with the Danish Refugee Council represented by its Country Director Ms. Frigerio, affirming that this project is compatible with the role and mission of the Society in promoting accounting and financial awareness and providing beneficiaries with the latest internationally applied standards and financial methods.

The programs seeks to improve the financial knowledge, conduct and skills of the beneficiaries by introducing them to proper financial planning enabling them to understand the cost and value of purchases, in addition to enhancing their financial practices with the goal of achieving aspired financial results.   
ASCA -Jordan continuously seeks to develop both accounting and management sciences as well as all related principles applicable to all or some professional services. ASCA -Jordan also exerts effort to upgrade the competence, practice and code of ethics according to the highest professional levels through the issuance of accounting publications and following-up on  recent developments in accounting and auditing.

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world. It provides direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.