Solar lighting in Al-Madharebah Villages, Madharebah and Ra’s Al-A’rah District, Lahj Governorate
Solar lighting in Al-Madharebah Villages, Madharebah and Ra’s Al-A’rah District, Lahj Governorate
Al-Madharebah and Ra’s Al-Areh district is located some 100 Km on the Gulf of Aden coast north-west of Aden close to Bab El-Mandeb. There are fewer villages that are distributed evenly a long the cost and interior territories. The area has limited land resources for agriculture and herding livestock is major activities followed by fishing.
The project aimed at assisting grantee organization to equip 231 families with solar systems for lighting. The project will benefit 1200 inhabitants in several villages of Al-Madharebah district. The project would save community a monetary cost of traditional lighting of US$ 44.4 /family/year. Further the project will save the environment the emission of 36 tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) per year. Above all, the project will help improving the livelihood of the local communities in targeted areas due to lighting. Communities will adopt a revolving fund mechanism to ensure project sustainability in the years to come.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Kharaz Social and Charitable Society
Country:
Yemen
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 46,145.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,744.00
Project Number:
YEM/SGP/OP7/Y1/CORE/CC/2021/02
Status:
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
In addition to core objective which is the installation of 292 solar systems of home lighting, the awareness raising among communities of the impact off climate change impacts.
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
NA
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Indicators
Biophysical
Tonnes of CO2 decreased or avoided by energy efficient and renewable energy technologies or applying environmentally sustainable transport practices introduced by SGP Project 36

Partnership

Grantee

Grantee Contact

Mr. Ali Ahmed Abdullah Saeed
Phone: 771648345
 

Address

Howyreb Village
Kharaz, , Madharebah and Ra's Aareh district. ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Omar Ali Saeed Al Saghier
Phone:
+ 967 448605 Extn. 440
Fax:
+ 967 448841
Email:
Mr. Bashar Sallam
Phone:
00967 (1) 448605/6 Extn. 441
Email:

Address

C/o UNDP, 60 meter Road, P. O. Box 551
Sana'a, Sana'a