Nahdhat Shabab Project — Yemen

The Yemen Youth Restoring Hope Project, also known as the Nahdhat Shabab Project, aims to empower Yemeni youth with skills that will enable them to contribute to the rebuilding of Yemen. Launched in 2017, it is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by AMIDEAST.
“The Nahdhat Shabab project is opening doors for women, too. It gave me skills that make me count in my community." — Maha A., trainee
"I'm now an engineer at the beginning of the road in computer maintenance.” — Ahmed K., trainee
"The Nahdhat Shabab project prepares youth ... in fields to meet current market needs. We believe that we will see the results of the project at the practical level for our Yemeni companies.” —  Managing Director, Al Aidaroos Group of Companies 


To date, Nahdat Shabab has trained over 330 Yemenis in vocational, professional, and employability skills. More than 40 trainees have also gained real-world experience as interns in key companies and in improving their communities. Their efforts help stimulate critical economic recovery that supports post-conflict governance mechanisms in Yemen.

The Nahdhat Shabab Project coordinates with numerous local partners and other diverse community actors through Community Advisory Boards (CABs). Planning is underway to train 250 more youth and link 60 more to mentors in their communities. The Nahdhat Shabab project is also enabling its youth trainees to become involved in 20 community rebuilding, restoration and recovery projects at selected community spaces.

Learn More

To learn more about the project, visit the Nahdhat Shabab webpage on the AMIDEAST/Yemen website and the AMIDEAST/Yemen Facebook page.