Yemen was already one of the world’s poorest countries when conflict broke out in 2015.
Political, economic and humanitarian crises have deepened already severe poverty and gender inequality. In 2017, Yemen experienced the largest cholera outbreak in modern history with more than 1 million suspected cases. Yemen is the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. The hope is for an end to conflict so that long-term rebuilding can get underway.
ASI has worked on building smaller enterprises in Yemen as well as government payment systems.