British Council Concludes Workshop on Building Yemeni NGOs’ Capacity [Archives:2001/46/Local News]

November 12 2001

The British Council concluded last Wednesday the 3-week training workshop on building Yemeni NGOs’ Capacity, Enhancing Communication Skills for Working with Street Children and Running Day Rehabilitation Centers.
At the closing ceremony, which was attended by the British Ambassador to Yemen, Director of the British Council, trainers and participants, the results of the workshop, as well as recommendations were discussed.
The workshop aimed at providing trainees with knowledge and skills on how to set up and maintain contact with individuals of the targeted group, their families and their environment; theoretical and practical capabilities for collecting data on individual cases and how to best obtain this information from the children themselves and their families; competencies in the designing and monitoring of educational, health, cultural and entertainment programs appropriate and acceptable to the targeted group, etc.
Participants were representatives of 10 NGOs, the Ministry of Interior as well as the Social Fund for Development.