Launching the Beekeeping Workshop in Ahwar District, Abyan Governorate

Monday, 11 December, 2023

Within the project "Provision of Protection Services for IDPs and Host Communities in Abyan Governorate" funded by the Yemen Humanitarian Fund (#YHF), the Yemen Women Union (#YWU) has launched a training workshop in #beekeeping in the Ahwar district of #Abyan Governorate on Sunday, December 10, 2023. The training includes 20 trainees, women and girls from the most vulnerable displaced persons and host communities.

This training is under the program for training and economic empowerment that aims at equipping and training women with quality skills that enable them to work and provide a source of income to enhance their livelihoods and that of their families.

It is worth mentioning that the training and empowerment program includes five different training fields: livestock farming, beekeeping, Ma'awaz weaving, bags sewing, and sweet making. Each field includes 40 trainees (20 in Ahwar district and 20 in Khanfar district)."

The launching was attended by the Director General of Ahwar District - Head of the Local Council, the Head of the Services Committee in the Local Council, the General Secretary of YWU in Abyan Governorate, and the YWU’s Focal Point in Ahwar District.