Tuesday, October 25, 2021, a training course on Coalition Building for Positive Social Change" was opened in Taiz for 15 youth and women's initiatives from the Al-Qaherah and Mudhaffar districts of Taiz governorate, implemented by Generations Without Qat Organization for Awareness and Development.
That comes within the framework of building the capacities of youth and women’s initiatives in the districts of Al-Qaherah and Mudhaffar for the second year of the project Strengthening community participation and building the capacities of civil society organizations, women’s groups, women’s and youth initiatives and activating their roles in society: (the second year of the project) implemented by the Generations Without Qat Organization in the city of Taiz. (Al-Mukha and Mudhaffar districts).
During the training course, participants will acquire skills and knowledge about community participation and its levels and participation in decision-making, in addition to community mobilization and its tools, the importance of community participation and participation mechanisms, its obstacles, and the benefits of participation for young people of both sexes.
The participants will also acquire knowledge and skills about societal components, building alliances and coalitions, and the advantages of both.
In a statement to the project manager, Hamid Khaled, he indicated that "the project in the first year worked to build the capacities of 15 civil society organizations and women's groups, as well as 15 youth and women's initiatives in the Al-Qaherah and Mudhaffar districts in governance, social accountability, gender, advocacy, and peaceful activism, as well as community peacebuilding and coalition building. Sustainable development and writing project proposals, in addition to the organizations and initiatives that have built their capacities receiving small grants. Currently, 28 projects are being implemented in the districts of Al-Qaherah and Mudhaffar by 28 civil society organizations, women’s groups, and a youth and women’s initiative that received small grant funding from Generations Without Qat for Development and Awareness.