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SNAPSHOT: A water tank allows children to return to school in Asdas, Yemen

A water tank allows children to return to school in Asdas, Yemen  


SNAPSHOT: Providing Safe Access to Water

In the village of Alarrah in the northwest of Amran, Yemen, people rely on agricultural production to make a living. They grow lentils, barley, beans, fenugreek, and peas.  


SNAPSHOT: Risking Lives for a Drop of Water

Samar was a ten-year-old girl from the village of Al-Hamrah in Ibb, Yemen. This morning she was going about her normal routine of collecing water with her friends – they regularly visited the Manboosh…  


Paid work strengthens families and restores dignity

Participants from 526 have been trained and are now earning enough to meet the needs of their families – effectively improving the lives of a about 3,600 people  


SNAPSHOT: Access to water helps ensure proper sanitation

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…  


SNAPSHOT: How a bathroom brings dignity and work to a family

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

“The lack of water in my village caused my family and I to suffer from dehydration.”  


ٍٍSamia provides for her family in Abyan

Mines killed her father, now she got the chance, skill and income  


Household toilet construction: small change with a big impact

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


Teamwork empowers communities and changes lives

Pleased by the results of their concerted effort, participants will now direct their attention to other issues and will use their own resources and capacities to address them.  

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