Qatar Charity (QC) has signed an agreement with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (Ocha) in Yemen to implement a project to improve access to education services and reduce school dropout rates in Ibb Governorate.
The project, expected to benefit thousands of students and teachers, aims to rehabilitate schools that were damaged due to the conflict and provide all necessary facilities in addition to providing school supplies to students and financial incentives to teachers.
QC also seeks to provide long-term educational opportunities for approximately 3,000 displaced students and residents of the region. These students will also be enabled to access permanent and safe learning opportunities by supporting five schools in Al-Udayn branch districts, through the establishment and rehabilitation of classrooms and furnishing them.
The agreement pays attention to psychological support for students. Social service specialists will conduct interviews with children in the targeted schools to provide psychological and social support to children and raise awareness and train teachers.
The signing of this agreement comes based on the appreciation of QC’s accumulated experience in the field of education in several Yemeni governorates, including Taiz, Hajjah, and Ibb.
QC has implemented several projects in these governorates, where it paid rent for school buildings, gave financial benefits for teachers, and distributed school bags to approximately 5,000 students, in addition to providing school supplies and school uniforms.
QC is currently implementing a programme to support the education of orphan students in 22 governorates. Various monthly assistance will be provided to more than 600 students in the Taiz district and more than 400in Ibb Governorate.