Tirbespiye, officially named Al-Qahtaniyah (Arabic: القحطانية; Kurdish: Tirbespî; Syriac: ܩܒܪ̈ܐ ܚܘܪ̈ܐ, translit. Qabre Ḥewore), formerly Qubour al-Bid, is a small city in the Qamişlo Canton, in the Jazira Region of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.
Tirbespiye is an ancient city. It was historically an Assyrian city.
A population of 16,946 was recorded in the 2004 census.
Women in Rojava improve economy Pointing out that the women have improved the economy in Rojava, Armanc Mihemed, executive of the Economy Committee of Kongra Star, said that they have achieved significant successes by realizing many projects.
Hesna Îsa has planted seeds in her seedbed for 15 years. “Not everyone can work in agriculture. This business requires great effort. Everyone should plant trees in their land,” she said.
The “Demsal Project” is the most concrete form of women's labor in agriculture. In the beginning, four women worked on the project but now the number of women working on the project is 70.
Officials at the spring water processing facility in Tirbespiye maintain their work to meet North-East Syrian people’s need for clean water.
Kongra Star Economy Committee Administrator Armanc Muhamed spoke to Jinha Women's News Agency about the economic projects led by women after the Revolution in Rojava.
After the success of the winter vegetable growing project in its first year, the Women's Economy Co-operative, which aims to support the social economy and spread the idea of working together, grows vegetables this year as well.
Five years ago, four women founded an agricultural cooperative in Tirbespiyê. Today, forty women work there and the cooperative covers a large part of the demand for vegetables in the Northern Syrian region.
The cultivation of vegetable project in Tirbespiyê area contributes in fulfilling part of the region's need for seasonal vegetables, in addition to securing jobs for women.
The women's cooperatives in Tirbespiyê in Northern Syria are working on building alternatives despite the permanent threat of war and have meanwhile become examples of collective forms of work.