Awareness Rasing


1st   session  of community dialogue to build common understand  on al.Gayar road

      Under the logo " Dialogue is our way to resolve our disputes and  within the framework of the project of " enhancing the social firmness and change the dispute throughout local mediators " which is executed by Search for Common Ground organization and financed by the European Union throughout the development program of the United Nations,   Yemen Media Guide for Development Center had implemented  in  January 25,2017, in al.Gayar,   Qadas village, Dubhan isolate  ,al.shamayatin province in Taiz ,the 1st session of the community dialogue  to resolve the dispute on al.Gayar road  . The session aimed at creating a common awareness among  the different sides  . A number of attendance attended the session who represented the disputed bodies , beneficiaries and a number of civil community  and local authorities leaders.

The session aimed at the following:

  • Creating a common awareness of the importance of al.Gayar road .
  • Forming a committee of mediators to contact with the disputed sides who are Emad al.Saqqaf , Yemen media guide for development center and the head of mediators team, and Shiekh  Abdulsalam Mughalis , the village sheikh. 

2nd Session of community dialogue to enhance confidence among the main disputed sides on al.Gayar road

    Under the logo " Dialogue is our way to resolve our disputes and  within the framework of the project of " enhancing the social firmness and change the dispute throughout local mediators " which is executed by Search for Common Ground organization and financed by the European Union throughout the development program of the United Nations,   Yemen Media Guide for Development Center had implemented  in February 11 ,2017, in al.Gayar,  Qadas village, Dubhan isolate  ,al.shamayatin province in Taiz, the 2nd  two sessions of the community dialogue for men and women to resolve the dispute on al.Gayar road . The sessions aimed at enhancing confidence among the main bodies and discussing the results of the efforts of the mediators and consultants paid in the last 1st session.

A  number of (17) women/ men participants attended the session representing the disputed bodies , the beneficiaries and a number of community leaders.

The session results are  as follows:

  • Assignment of women delegation to visit the disputed sides wives and relatives in order to resolve the dispute.
  • Agreement among the participants in the sessions to sign a common agreement to resolve the dispute.

The dialogue sessions were managed by a team of facilitators and mediators – Emad al. Saqqaf , Hadi al.Mashriqi, Hayam al.Turki and Layla al. Rubasi . The sessions were attended by Sheikh Abdulsalam Mughalis and Basim Abdullah , al.Gayar isolate coordinator.

3rd session of community dialogue to find suitable solutions on al.Gayar road

    Under the logo "Dialogue is our way to resolve our disputes and  within the framework of the project of " enhancing the social firmness and change the dispute throughout local mediators " which is executed by Search for Common Ground organization and financed by the European Union throughout the development program of the United Nations ,Yemen Media Guide for Development Center had concluded  in February 15, 2017, , in al.Gayar,  Qadas village, Dubhan isolate  ,al.shamayatin province in Taiz ,the series of community dialogues to resolve the dispute on al.Gayar road the 3rd and last session aimed at finding agreeable solutions among the disputed bodies ,confirming it and forming  a committee to follow its execution .

The session aimed at :

  • Signing an agreement to resolve the dispute and discussing the results of women delegation visit to the women disputed sides to convince them resolving the dispute . The concluded session results are:
  • Signing an agreement to resolve the dispute .
  • Forming a committee of 3 members to follow up the dialogue  And presenting a demand of finance support and developing interference of a financed organization.
  • The session had been facilitated by 4 members of facilitators: Emad al.Saqqaf,  Hadi al.Mashriki , Layla al. Rubasi, and Hayam al.Turki.  the session was attended by women and children of the village who wanted to express their sufferings and send their human message of their high need of the road.

A number of (67) participants among whom (30) women and (37) men.

 

Two  first sessions  of community dialogue to build common understand  on al.Gahily park

    Under the logo " Dialogue is our way to resolve our disputes " and within the framework of the Common Ground Institute project, financed by Eurpean Union and implemented by Search  for Common Ground organization , and in company with Tamkeen Institution for

 Development , Yemen Media Guide for Development Center had executed on Saturday morning , January 14,2017, in sharaf  shargab school ,al.shamayatin province in Taiz ,the 1st session of the community dialogue for men to resolve the dispute on al.Gahily park . The session aimed at creating a common awareness of the different bodies . A number of 15 men participants and of (12) women attended the session who represented the disputed bodies , beneficiaries and a number of civil community  and local authorities leaders

The session aimed at the following:

  • Creating a common awareness of the importance of public parks.
  • Enhancing the social conhesion and approximation of points of views among all bodies and making them recognizing what will be achieved of resolving dispute in order to serve al.shamayatin province and implement serving and developing projects on such disputed wide grounds .
  • Forming a committee of 3 participants representing the dispute bodies , who will  contact with those living outside and in other Yemeni countries to convince them accepting friendly solution and offer a report  in the second session of the results which the committee had got .
  • Adding a 4th woman member of the committee formed in 1st men session to  contact with the disputed bodies living outside and in other Yemeni countries to convince them accepting friendly solution and offer a report  in the second session , joining men and women , of the results which the committee had got .

The women participants ageered on specification of areas of the disputed grounds for projects of woman enablement  economically.

A team of facilitated men persons and mediators had directed the session who are Hayam al. Turki and Laila al .Rubasi and  among the attendants were Emad Al.Saqqaf , the project coordinator and YMGD center chairman, Fahmi al.Masani , the responcipal of managing the social participation of the local authority in al.Shamayatin, Mayasa Mohammed Al .Aghbary , the executive manager of YMGD center and Gamila Tarboosh , the coordinator of village council in Shargab province.

 

2nd Session of community dialogue to enhance confidence among the main disputed sides on al.Gahily park

    Under the logo " Dialogue is our way to resolve our disputes " and within the framework of the Common Ground Institute project ,financed by European Union and excuted by Search  for Common Ground organization , and in company with Tamkeen Institution for Development , Yemen Media Guide for Development Center had executed on Monday morning , January 17, 2017, in sharaf  shargab school ,al.shamayatin province in Taiz ,the 2nd  session of the community dialogue for men and women to resolve the dispute on al.Gahily park . The session aimed at enhancing confidence among the main bodies and discussing the report presented by the committee who had been charged in the last session for communication .

A  number of (30) women/ men participants attended the session representing the disputed bodies , the beneficiaries and a number of community leaders.

The session results are  as follows:

  • The participants agreement on signing a  common report for resolving.
  • participants satisfaction of specialization of an area of al. Gahily grounds for serving and developing projects.

The session were managed by (4) mediators and facilitated men and women and among the attendants were Emad Al.Saqqaf , the project coordinator and YMGD center chairman and Samir Al.Maqtary , Tamkeen Institution for Development  coordinator : The conclusion of community dialogue process in Shargab village , al.Shamayatin  province.

 

3rd session of community dialogue to find suitable solutions on al.Gahily park

    Under the logo " Dialogue is our way to resolve our disputes " and within the framework of the Common Ground Institute project, financed by European Union and executed by Search  for Common Ground organization , and in company with Tamkeen Institution for Development , Yemen Media Guide for Development Center had concluded  on Tuesday  morning , January 24, 2017, in sharaf shargab school ,al.shamayatin province in Taiz ,the series of community dialogues to resolve the dispute on al.Gahily park . The3rd and last session aimed at finding agreeable solutions among the disputed bodies ,confirming it and forming  a committee to follow its execution .

The session had come out with an agreeable solution to sign an agreement report by the disputed bodies and their representatives on the necessity of direct meeting with the absent bodies living outside and in other Yemeni countries . This solution will come out a final agreement recommendations throughout which will assign an area of ground for  establishing serving and community projects.

A number of (26 ) participants among whom (13) women represented the disputed bodies , beneficiaries and a number of community figures in the village .

The session had been managed by a team of (4) facilitated women and men and attented by the SFCG  representative , YMGD center  chairman and coordinator of community dialogue and Tamkeen Institution for Development coordinator.

 

Campaign of "our children are in danger"

    Yemen Media Guide for Development center launched the campaign of "our children are in danger" jointly with Family and Development magazine and under the auspices of Consumer Safe Association .Taiz in the period August 20- September ,2014. This campaign aimed at awareness raising of the danger of food additional manufactured colors on children food ,life and health and which were manufactured not according to quality conditions and standards. The campaign aimed at encouraging the concerned governmental sides in order to play its supervising role to stop the distribution of such kind of food .

Activities :

  • Publishing an investigation reports written by professionals consisting of an opinion  view of some mothers and teachers and revealing disease cases of children due to having such color additional food . This report insisted the fact of the distribution of such products specially in schools and population gatherings. In addition , it consisted a study published jointly with Dr, Hamud Hadish  ,blood disease specialist who provided the center with valuable information . The study insisted the danger of manufactured colors added to food with no accordance to quality and standards, which resulted in diseases of children and old people . It revealed the absence of the governmental concerned sides to stop the spread of such products. The report was published in Family and Development magazine and al .Daleel newspaper.
  • Holding 10 training courses for female volunteers by Bastam al.Shibani ,chairman of consumer safe association, Taiz to get capabilities of launching awareness raising field campaigns and send messages to the targeted bodies and provide special information of the risks of the colored foods.
  • The center concluded its activities with a field campaign ,targeted 24 governmental, national schools and its mini markets. In addition , visiting 100 houses of3 districts in Taiz ( al.Taizia ,Sala, and al.Qahira) in which the center raised awareness of teachers, students , school mini markets and parents of such food danger.

Results:

Beneficiaries of the campaign including :

  • Awareness raising of 10000 readers via Family and Development magazine .
  • 3000 targeted persons received awareness raising messages via reports published in al.Daleel newspaper .
  • 100 houses
  • 27 national schools and its mini markets via field survey .
  • Stop selling such products in school mini markets .
  • Activating school role in awareness raising .
  • Stopping 18 establishments according to the declarations of  general manager of Yemen Standardization Metrology and Quality Control Organization.

 

Project of awareness raising and self-development of woman and youths( Target attachment) Development

The center started to develop Target attachment on April,2014 published monthly in Family and Development magazine and supported by Middle East Trading Co ( METCO) ,the product ( Shark Energy Drink) . The attachment aimed at self-development and spread of the culture of human development which was supplied with awareness reports for youths to develop their practical and vocational skills by the center in order to rehabilitate them for work market and with studies and information to develop youths capabilities. The center had published reports monthly written by professionals in human development . Raed al.Saqqaf , an international professional trainer had supervised Target attachment which helped in raising the magazine sales and the visitors of al.osra website.

 

Publishing al.Daleel newspaper within sharek community campaign.

Yemen media guide for development center published the first issue of al.Daleel        ( The Guide )  newspaper on February 2,2013 which included a a promotional article of SHAREK , a community campaign organized by the local authority of Taiz governorate and supported by Taiz governor and a number of the private  section companies .  About 10000 issues were distributed in all Taiz districts. In fact, the campaign aimed at enhancing the objective behavior and respect of laws and principals .Yemen Media Guide for Development center had established a special partnership with Family and Development magazine whose editor-in-chief is Emad al.Saqqaf, the center chairman . The magazine is the first Yemeni one dealing with family and development issues , the most distributed among the Yemeni families and the only regularly-issued one, working in accordance with vocational standards and constant development journalistic tools .

Health Awareness Raising project

Yemen Media guide for Development center had started to develop family doctor attachment on February 1,2013 published monthly in Family and Development magazine and on al.osra net underthe auspice of Hayel Saeed Anam group of  companies and partners ,and al.Hikma hospital .It provided the attachment with awareness raising issues according to Yemeni family needs of health awareness . The center had signed contracts with a number of doctors and volunteers to send messages of awareness in fields of productive health ,child health ,growth and food , Thalassemia disease and body and venereal diseases. This awareness programme continued regularly till war started in Taiz at the end of March,2015.YMGD center had published ,within health awareness project , a number of awareness messages in the health guide section of al.Daleel newspaper, published by the center.

 

Project of medical test before marriage campaign

Yemen Media Guide for Development center jointly with family and development magazine and supported by National Co for Mineral Water had launched the campaign of the medical test before marriage on 8-30 May,2013 coinciding with the world day of Thalassemia disease which is one of the most hereditary blood disease.  The center had published an awareness reports in family and Development magazine and al.Daleel newspaper in order to encourage youths to have test before marriage and printed (10000) flyers .

Results:

  • Raising awareness of the danger of the neglect of medical test before marriage.
  • 10000 beneficiaries of different social classes .
  • 3000 beneficiaries in the targeted places via al.Daleel newspaper.
  • Recovering the false view of the medical test before marriage in Yemeni society .