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Kuwaiti aid society distributes 140 tuk-tuks to unemployed Yemenis

ADEN: The Kuwait Society for Relief distributed 140 transport tuk-tuks to unemployed youth in three Yemeni governorates as part of the 8-year-old “Kuwait Next to You” campaign in the Yemeni city of Taiz. In a press statement during the event on Thursday, Undersecretary of Taiz Governorate Abdulqawi Al-Mekhlafi expressed his thanks and appreciation to Kuwait, HH the Amir, the government and the people for the great support they provide to the Yemeni people. He pointed out the importance of this project in reducing unemployment, creating jobs and helping dozens of families attain productivity, stability and decent living.

Adel Baashen, Deputy Director of the Kuwait Society for Relief office in Yemen, said this project is one of the important projects for economic empowerment and livelihood support funded by the society and implemented in several Yemeni governorates. “These projects are implemented based on studying the needs of Yemeni society in finding jobs to earn a living, especially amid the difficult living situation the country is going through,” he added.

Raed Ibrahim, head of the Communication Foundation for Human Development, said this project includes the distribution of 140 transport tuk-tuks in the governorates of Taiz, Abyan and Marib, with the aim of empowering young people and creating job opportunities that enable them to support their families and achieve stability and self-sufficiency. He pointed out the project provides more durable and powerful transport vehicles than those in the region and enables them to be used in multiple ways, creating meaningful job opportunities for beneficiaries, representing 140 needy families.

He expressed his thanks and appreciation to Kuwait, HH the Amir, the government and the people of Kuwait and to the Kuwait Society for Relief for their generous and influential support to the Yemeni people in various development and aid fields. – KUNA

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