Our Stories

  • “If it wasn’t for this, half of villagers could’ve left the village”
    Sep 12, 2018

    Embraced by the mountains of Sharess district, the village of Al-Qaranat, is a typical countryside that is beautiful, quiet and remote, but like most Yemeni villages, it lacked necessary basic services, until its people took matters into their own hands.

  • A Sign of Hope at Last!
    Sep 5, 2018

    Mohammed is one of hundreds of thousands of Yemeni youth struggling to find jobs. Besides being the poorest country in the Middle East with the unemployment rate standing at 31 percent, the ongoing conflict has further worsened an already dire economic condition and pushed youth into despair.

  • From a Childhood Hobby to a Successful Business
    Aug 15, 2018

    "It started as a hobby. I was making dresses for my dolls at first. My aunt then gave me a sewing machine and I started making dresses and selling them."

  • Ahmed: a Man Who Beat his Disability
    May 31, 2018

    Ahmed ,30 years old, is from Mualla district in Aden. He lives with his father, mother and younger brother in a small house. Ahmed was born with a defect in his four limbs. Since then, an armchair has become Ahmed’s loyal friend he uses to go to different places where he can finish his studies and find support to his family. Ahmed ,30, is from Mualla district in Aden. He lives with his father, mother and younger brother in a small house. Ahmed was born with a defect in his four limbs. Since then, an armchair has become Ahmed’s loyal friend he uses to go to different places where he can finish his studies and find support to his family.

  • Hana: From reliance on father to a successful micro-enterprise owner
    May 27, 2018

    Like many other Yemenis in the war zone areas, Ms. Hana, 20 years old, is one of those who and her family were severly and adversely impacted by the consequences of war in Aden, which started in March 2015.

  • From Depression into a Successful Banana Retailer
    Feb 20, 2018

    Due to the ongoing conflict, many young people in Yemen lost their jobs and businesses. In addition, many entrepreneurs around the country lost the vision of a better life for themselves and families. Mohammed Salem Al Dalak , a 27 – year –old young man from Lawdar District in Abyan Governorate, is one of those who have been affected by the ongoing conflict that has subverted his dreams of becoming a successful businessman.

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