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  • Fisher’s Dream of Catching more Fish with less time
    Dec 3, 2017

    Mukalla, a seaport and the capital city of Yemen's Hadramout Governorate, is located in the Southeast coast of Yemen and on the shores of the Arabian Sea. For decades, fishing has been the main career for many of the Mukalla residents.

  • Restoring hope of Coffee Farmers amidst Crisis in Yemen
    Nov 29, 2017

    Mohammed Mansour Yahiya, a coffee farmer in his 30s from Al-Dharif village, Burra District of Hodeida Governorate, did not lose hope despite facing unbearable hardships in such tough times.

  • Otrah, a Role Model Beekeeper Entrepreneur for All Women
    Nov 23, 2017

    Otrah , 24, a young women who lives in a very small house in Aslam district owns 30 bee hives and sells honey to different markets and individuals in Hajjah city.

  • In Lahj, Village Cooperative Council (VCC) paving road for the community
    Oct 1, 2017

    Lesha’ab, is a 112-household village located at Habil Jabr District in Lahj Governorate, the neglected mountainous road made the access to village difficult and this was affecting the villagers negatively making it difficult to access to nearby town market and services. It is a hard life that communities are facing in Lesha’ab and other nearby villages due to the rough road which dramatically deteriorates by flash floods and inability to maintain due to the current situation. As a result, some families leave their home and move to rented accommodation in close-by towns to get easy access to services and employment.

  • Solar Energy, Always Healthy
    Aug 7, 2017

    Four years of no electricity supplies has turned people’s life in Yemen upside down. Therefore, the incredible hunger for electricity makes you think that life revolves around the search for energy and little else.

  • Saber Amer: From a Farmer to a Business Owner
    Jul 27, 2017

    Saber (21-years old) hails from a farmers’ family in Abyan, Khanfar district, Alfeesh village. His father rents and manages an over 80 Feddan (1 fedan = 4,200 m2) farm at an annual lease fee of one million YR (nearly USD 3,000). At his last high school year, Saber worked part-time as a hired agriculture worker in neighboring farms, including his father’s.

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