Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support Project

 

Coverage Hadramaut and Lahj
Target Groups Rural Young Women and Men
Estimated Beneficiaries 1,035 Yemenis
Focus Area Food processing, textiles and handloom, vocational and business skills
Partners Small and Micro Enterprises Promotion Service (SMEPS)
Project Manager Tracy Vienings
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Project Summary

The Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support project aims to empower rural young women and men with vocational, technical and business skills, and nurture an entrepreneurship culture to enhance their employability and productive engagement in economic and local recovery activities. These efforts will contribute to and complement the overall collective efforts for economic recovery and livelihood restoration for improved well-being and resilience among Yemenis.

Objectives

The main objective of the project is to help Yemenis improve their livelihoods and access inclusive productive services. 

Expected Results

  • Activity Result 1: 490 households benefit from training on agro-business food processing 
  • Activity Result 2: 355 youth and women trained on textile and handloom production 
  • Activity Result 3: 190 youth and women trained on technical skills (car mechanics, carpentry, mobile phone and appliances maintenance)

Achievements

  • 509 participants (320 women) received business skills training.
  • 490 participants (454women) received training and in-kind grants under the food processing component,
  • 356participants (256women) received training and in-kind grants under the textiles and handloom production component, and
  • 139 participants (35women) received training and in-kind grants under the vocational training component.

Impact

START DATE

October 2020

END DATE

December 2022

STATUS

Ongoing

PROJECT OFFICE

Yemen

IMPLEMENTING PARTNER

United Nations Development Programme

DONORS

King Salman Humanitarian Aid Relief Centre

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO

TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

$3,585,180

DELIVERY IN PREVIOUS YEARS

2020$27,044

2021$1,861,074

2022$532,124

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