Our Stories

  • Displaced widow and children get a second chance at life
    Feb 17, 2019

    Yemen’s wide spread armed clashes increasingly threatens the lives of innocent civilians especially those forced to leave their homes and livelihoods in search for safe refuge. Since 2015, the ongoing war has already forced 2.3 million people to become displaced.

  • SNAPSHOT: Access to water helps ensure proper sanitation
    Dec 9, 2018

    Ten-year-old Saleh loved school, but was forced to stop attending his classes because of the lack-of-water supply to his village, Al-Raqqa, in Hajjah District. He and his father, Hilal Sweid, took turns collecting water every day by guiding their donkey three kilometers away from the village to the nearest water source. Joining many others at the end of the difficult journey, they collected only two jerry cans of water from the well before making the walk back to the village.

  • SNAPSHOT: How a bathroom brings dignity and work to a family
    Nov 26, 2018

    70-year-old Zaid Muhsen Salbah lives with his family in the Dhalima Habour village in Amran District where his life has not always been easy.

  • Building household water reservoirs in deprived rural communities
    Nov 12, 2018

    “The lack of water in my village caused my family and I to suffer from dehydration as the nearest source of water is about 3 kilometers away from our house. It takes me about four hours to walk across very rugged roads and return”

  • Mines killed her father, now she got the chance, skill and income
    Oct 31, 2018

    Ms. Samia, 32 years old whose family has been adversely affected due to the ongoing conflict and war. Samia and family was dependent on her father’s salary which was discontinued after his sudden demise.

  • Building latrines for rural households protects their health
    Oct 30, 2018

    40-year-old Ameen Musleh is a resident of Dhalima Habour, Amran Governorate, and has four daughters and four sons.

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