KSRelief helps rehabilitate child soldiers in Yemen

Yemeni children carrying weapons take part in a gathering organized by Houthis, in the capital Sanaa, June 18, 2017. (AFP)
Updated 26 August 2018
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KSRelief helps rehabilitate child soldiers in Yemen

  • The program aims to help the children return their normal lives
  • KSRelief plans to rehabilitate 2,000 children who were recruited by Houthis

MARIB: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) launched on Sunday the latest phase of a rehabilitation project for child soldiers in Yemen’s Marib province.
Some 26 children recruited by the Houthi militia will receive psychological treatment and education to help them recover from their ordeal and integrate back into society, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The program aims to help the children return their normal lives, through teaching them playing, drawing, and practicing different sports, as well as field trips.
So far, the rehabilitation program has managed to change the lives of 215 child soldiers in Yemen.
KSRelief plans to rehabilitate 2,000 children who were recruited by Houthis.