Beneficiaries of the Vocational Training and Support Skills Training and Commercial Project in Hadhramaut and Lahj Governors express their gratitude to the Kingdom
The sincere thanks to the beneficiaries of the Vocational Training and Support Skills Training and Support Project in Hadhramaut and Lahj Governorate, funded by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program and the Small and Micro Enterprise Development Agency expressed to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia represented by the King Salman Relief Center for the support provided to them by the project provides the professional and commercial skills they need to establish and maintain their professional lives and to them in kind to assist in the cost of their professional and commercial work, in addition to establishing a market for young people who have contributed to the development of their own products through the skills they have acquired through the project, as well as to linking them to local markets, which enabled them to sell their products p and continue their projects to generate sustainable income and help them meet their living needs.
“The vocational training changed my life for the better as I gained experience and skill and received a $ 700 in-kind grant from the project,” added Jumaa Seif, a food processing student, adding that the grant covers the cost of the purchase of equipment needed to start her own business, which will save her money and help her to be independent and help others.
It is reported that “Juma Seif” is one of the many women who live in difficult conditions without a traditional job, and she got her chance to train and support and prepare a variety of pickled vegetables that she makes at home. These products provide enough income to cover the needs of her family.
In turn, the student, “Abdul-Hadi Ezzi”, explained that he has been working in traditional clothing sewing “Al-Maawwiz” since childhood, but he had to learn administrative skills and dig more into the technical side of the job, indicating that during the project he learned how to deal with machine errors and how to correct them, and received sewing supplies worth $ 750.
The method of training of the Small and Micro Enterprise Development Agency has changed the way “Ezzi” looks at his project. He is now developing his business and diversifying his products to include different types of needy. As for the learner in the field of food processing. , “Nazira Muhammad,” she explained that she had gained through the funded project. From the King Salman Relief Center, she had several experiences and learned how to make pickles and pastries, and was able to start her own business, noting that she is now helping her family and selling her products well.
Huda Abdo’s life does not differ much from her colleague Nazera Muhammad’s because she is also a student in food processing and used to make pickles in her home. She remembers joining the training and learning how to market needs and marketing methods identify to establish and develop her business, with the benefit that she received an in-kind award from the King Salman Center. For relief, she will receive $ 700 to buy the necessary tools and raw materials, and she is currently not only supporting her family, but also able to save money to go to university.
Abdul Bari Omar, officer of the Training and Support Project on Professional and Commercial Skills at the Small and Micro Enterprise Development Agency, said that the project provides vocational training to the participants according to their specializations and assists them in drawing up plans to to start and develop their own projects, train them in the business field and provide them with new skills, while the purpose of the market was (the bazaar). ) is to promote the beneficiaries’ products, introduce them to each other and link them to local markets. so that they can market and sell their products and continue to develop their projects.
Omar Al-Samati, director of the unit for displaced persons in the Lahj governor, spoke about the importance of the vocational training and support project supported by the King Salman Relief Center in the development of rural women’s economic independence, saying: “The project plays an important role in the development of community capabilities instead of relying on the support of charities.The project supports sustainability directly because the benefits continue even after the end of the project, and depends on the participants’ ability to develop and market their projects and sell their products to generate sustainable income that helps them meet their needs. “
He added that the project is especially essential for needy and low-income families, especially those suffering from high prices, deteriorating economic conditions and interruptions in the payment of salaries.
It is noteworthy that the $ 3,000,000 Vocational and Commercial Skills Training and Support Project implemented in Hadhramout and Lahij Governors aims to improve the livelihoods of the fraternal Yemeni people, and access to productive services through provide training and support in the field of entrepreneurship, agribusiness. , food processing and textiles, in addition to technical skills in trading and maintaining cars, mobile phones and devices, the project also provides in-kind grants to participants to help them set up their own businesses.
This project comes within the framework of the prudence of the government of the Guardian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to support Yemen, improve the humanitarian services provided to him in various areas, and the living conditions of the needy among his people.