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Supporting Resilient Livelihoods and Food Security in Yemen joint program (ERRY II)
Project details

Full title of the project:

Supporting Resilient Livelihoods and Food Security in Yemen joint program (ERRY II) - Implementation of apprenticeship program in nine high market demand- driven sectors and occupations.


Target areas:

Taiz Governorate – Alshmayteen and Altaizzeah districts


European Union and SIDA


From 31/ 05/ 2021 To 10/ 02 /2022


Project code:


Increased access to apprenticeship program by 400 vulnerable youth with building capacity of 200 Master craftsperson to enhance and facilitate meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities.

Key partners:

International Labor Organization - ILO

Beneficiaries reached:

Direct beneficiaries 400 Apprentices and 200 Craftsperson In direct beneficiaries:2800 apprentices

Activities implemented:

 Scope of Work

The Scope of Work entails implementing apprenticeship programme in nine priority occupations including Workplace Based Learning activities  and improving the productivity / learning contents / working conditions for the trainees. 400 Youths (40% women) will be recruited into the programme in the occupations described in the following sectors:

  1. Beauty therapy.
  2. Incense and perfume production.
  3. Embroidery, cloth design and dress making.
  4. Confectioneries, cakes and bread making.
  5. Photography
  6. Beekeeping and Honey production.
  7. Solar panels installation, repair and maintenance.
  8. Mobile Maintenance.
  9. Motorcycle Maintenance.
  10. Home appliance Maintenance.
  11. Air Condition maintenance.

project phases

1.      Pre-training stage:

  1. –        Market assessment to Validate the identified occupations in the targeted areas.
  2. –        Selection and determination of training places (workshops) for the selected sectors according to the required criteria.
  3. –        Identify and selection of craftsperson according to the required criteria.
  4. –         Identify and selection of training centers according to the required criteria.
  5. –        Selection of trainers and supervisors according to the criteria.
  6. –        Identifying and selecting apprentices according to the criteria of CFW of WFP lists.

2.  Training stage – craftsperson training:

Craftsperson are trained and built to be able to impart training to the apprentices through the following training programs:

  1.   Apprenticeship methodology.
  2.   Occupational safety and health.
  3.   competency-based training and assessment methodology.
  4.   pedagogical skills.

3.      Apprentice’s training:

Providing apprentices with the skills that prepare them and qualify them to integrate into the work environment before training in the field through the following training programs:

  1.  Life skills.
  2.  Financial literacy.
  3.   Occupational safety and health.

  Providing the apprenticeship with professional competencies, including the practical skills and knowledge required to perform the occupation according to market needs, through:

  1. – Providing apprentices with professional competencies and practical skills in the workplace (the workshop).
  2. – Providing apprentices with theoretical knowledge and basic and complementary skills for the occupation.
  3. – Assessment of apprentices through theoretical and practical assessments to verify their performance in achieving professional competencies.
  4. -providing apprentices with tool kits to facilitate their employment.




Main outcome:

385 youths (40% Women) in the targeted area have increased employability because of short-term Workplace-Based Learning.

Output 1 Curricula and methodological tools were designed and agreed, through businesses partnership in 4-7 sectors skills/economic sectors that can offer viable employment opportunities in targeted Governorate.

Output 2: TOT training for 16 trainees to transfer training for 200 craftsperson with modern training and assessment methods for 40 training hours.

Output 3: Capacity of 200 businesses’ master craftspersons is increased to manage Workplace

Output 4: 385 Youth are identified and selected as per criteria and trained on the job and in classroom.

Output 5: 385 youth tested, certified based on completion of the Workplace Based Learning programme and supported to get sustainable employment opportunities.

Results :

  1. Increase family income, improve sustainable livelihood opportunities, and enhance social service delivery.
  2. Improving community livelihoods, productive assets and food security to enhance resilience and self-reliance.
  3. Enhanced long-term food security for the selected beneficiary households.
  4. Develop beneficiaries’ knowledge and capabilities through skills training