About 100 women in Idlib, many of them widows, are receiving job training from a non-profit group called the Massarat organisation.

They receive a daily allowance of $5, but the goal over the course of four months is to give women lifelong self-sufficiency.

Most have never worked outside their homes.

Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Gaziantep on the Turkey-Syria border.

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