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Women Empowerment through Preserving Basic Childhood Rights

Due to the current context and considering people’s priority, ERRY Joint programme has contributed on mitigating people’s agony by its 3X6 approach livelihood component which has the ultimate goal…  


Ahmed: a Man Who Beat his Disability

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…  


Hana: From reliance on father to a successful micro-enterprise owner

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…  


“I am responsible for my own destiny; A small opportunity can change the future”

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…  


From Depression into a Successful Banana Retailer

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.…  


Our Home cannot be the Battleground!’ – Women-led initiative to prevent violence

During the Advanced Training of Trainers on conflict resolution and mediation jointly conducted by UNDP Yemen and Partners Yemen in Lahj governorate, Nusiaba from Tuban district in Lahj Governorate…  


Families of Alaqamah starting their own small businesses

Funded by the World Bank, UNDP has partnered with Social Fund for Development (SFD) through the Emergency Crisis Response Project (ECRP) to build the resilience of local households and communities to…  


Saving lives of mothers and their babies in some part of rural Taizz

In August 2015, UNDP launched a Private Business Midwifery Project, funded by UNDP and the government of Japan that aims to empower midwives to develop entrepreneurial skills to establish clinics in…  


Social business: self-employment opportunity for vulnerable youth

The war has not been a disaster from Mohammed only. Many people like him lost their jobs and their sole source of income. But he thinks his responsibilities are bigger than he can handle and the…  


Hajj Ahmad, one of hundreds of farmers benefited from the distribution of fertilizer and seeds

Hajj Ahmad Sayed, 61 years old, was one of hundreds of farmers who benefited from the distribution of fertilizer and seeds, which was implemented by UNDP in late 2012 in northern governorate of…  

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