Giving Yemeni youth a “Third Option” [Archives:2008/1177/Business & Economy]

July 31 2008

By: Nadia Al-Sakkaf
The Small and Micro- Enterprise Promotion Service, an agency of the Social Fund for Development, has managed to convince the Ministry of Technical Education and Vocational Training to introduce a new subject called “Know About Business”” – or KAB for short – in order to encourage a sense of entrepreneurship among Yemeni youth and provide them with skills to start their own businesses instead of relying on jobs in the public sectors.

Sameer is the middle child of seven children and the only one without a university degree. However