Resonate!Yemen Foundation! Yemen today launched the training program "My Contribution is Development " which is implemented in the governorates of (Aden - Taiz - Hadramout - Marib) the program implemented by the Foundation within the framework of the activities of "My Contribution is Development " project with the support of the European Union and in partnership with organizations (Youth Without Borders – volunteers- Marib Generations).
After the inauguration, the first training workshop on "Organizing and Communication Skills and Meeting Society Needs" was opened and will last for a period of six days, in which 40 young men and women from the targeted governorates will participate in the project.
It is mentioned that the training program lasts for a year, during which several training workshops will be implemented on topics (defining community needs - leadership - managing development projects - governance - gender).
For his part, the project manager indicated, "The implementation of such training workshops aims to support young activists to increase their understanding of society's interests and priorities, and enable them to build their own perceptions about peace and conflict issues and the role of youth in peacebuilding and conflict resolution." In parallel with the training part of the project, each participant will work over a year in the implementation of volunteer tasks with related organizations, in addition to working with local councils and NGOs in Yemen, and it is hoped that work within the program (two development contributions) will enable young people to achieve Greater effectiveness to improve living conditions and basic services and to develop an accountability environment.