Stories


Cleanliness for Ramadan in Hodeidah

Hodeidah – Coinciding with the holy month of Ramadan, communities throughout Hodeidah are participating in a Clean-Up initiative – collecting waste from streets and helping to restore “life as usual”…  


Red Sea Mills free of explosives for the first time in 8 months

The presence of explosive remnants of war (ERW) throughout Yemen poses a major risk to civilians, with landmines and other ERW causing 233 civilian casualties in the last year alone.1 Beyond the…  


Starting Over

The consequences of conflict are not only seen on battlefields. In Yemen, conflict has interrupted development and, some would argue, reversed it altogether.  


Samiah: Caught between War and Displacement

Samiah hopes for peace to prevail in Yemen and that the war will come to an end soon.  


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.  

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