Charitable Work

The Society is committed to delivering support directly to organisations in Yemen whose objectives are aligned with its charitable status, and can offer advice to individuals who might wish to make donations for the benefit of Yemenis.

  • Since the start of the current conflict in Yemen and in response to the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in the country, The British–Yemeni Society has been running its Yemen Crisis Appeal. Over the past four years the Society has collected from members and friends more than £30,000 in donations, which it has distributed equally between our two partners, the... read more
  • In mid-2018, B-YS received a request from the Ras Morbat clinic in Aden for help with replacing their air conditioning units.  B-YS was pleased to fund the purchase and installation of five units, making conditons for patients and doctors a little more comfortable in the summer heat.
  • In 2014 the British-Yemeni Society supported a proposal submitted through the al-Dhala Community Resource Management Project (ACRMP) for the supply of equipment for the laboratory of the then non-functioning Zubaid Health Unit in the al-Dhala Governorate for a total cost of $ 10,775 (£ 7,075). Full details of the items to be purchased were provided to the Society, including... read more
  • The British-Yemeni Society has over the years supported the work of a number of Yemeni organisations that focus in the provision of health services to local communities throughout the country. Either through a Christmas Appeal, individual members' initiatives, or after being approahed by the organisations themselves, the Society identifies worthy causes for the allocation of... read more
  • The British-Yemeni Society has consistently supported the work of the Ras Marbat Eye Clinic in Aden (run by Christ Church Aden of the Anglican Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf). Over the years, the Society has committed funds collected during its annual Christmas Appeals for the purchase of medical equipment and consumables for the Ras Marbat Clinic. Specifically... read more
  • The British Yemeni Society has helped to fund 2 female students from the island of Soqotra to read for a degree in medicine at  the University of the Hadhramaut in Mukalla.  There are at present no female doctors on the island. Ikhlas Mohamed Saad Khatnani was born in Hadibo in September 1992. She graduated from Secondary School in 2011 with a pass mark of 86%. She... read more