Saudi Arabian aid agency reveals details of aid projects in Yemen

KSRelief issued an update on its Yemen Livelihood Improvement Project. (SPA)
Updated 17 February 2019
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Saudi Arabian aid agency reveals details of aid projects in Yemen

  • Over 100 families will benefit from the training programs, which included courses in entrepreneurship, sewing, first aid, photography, and mobile phone maintenance

JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) concluded its vocational training programs for female heads of households in Al-Jawf governorate, Yemen on Saturday.
Over 100 families will benefit from the training programs, which included courses in entrepreneurship, sewing, first aid, photography, and mobile phone maintenance.
KSRelief also issued an update on its Yemen Livelihood Improvement Project aimed at providing job opportunities and improving infrastructure in targeted governorates across the country.


Saudi scouts in the US for world jamboree

Updated 22 July 2019
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Saudi scouts in the US for world jamboree

  • The 24th World Scout Jamboree runs from July 22 until August 2
  • 45,000 youths from more than 150 scout associations are participating

RIYADH: The Saudi Arabian Scouts Association will participate in the 24th World Scout Jamboree under the theme “Unlock a New World” at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia, US.

The jamboree will run from July 22 until Aug. 2 with the participation of 45,000 young people representing more than 150 scout associations members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

Dr. Abdullah bin Suleiman Al-Fahad, vice president of the Saudi Arabian Scouts Association, said that the Kingdom’s delegation included more than 100 scouts and rover scouts between the ages of 14-17 and would include educational activities that promoted peace, intercultural understanding and life leadership skills.

He said that the jamboree slogan would also inspire scouts to become active citizens able to create a more sustainable world by identifying global issues such as climate change through activities including hiking and workshops so they could help themselves in a rapidly changing world.

The jamboree is the largest outdoor educational event organized by the Scout Movement, which serves more than 51 million youth worldwide.