Solar lighting in Wadi Saha’b Villages, Toor Baha District, Lahj Governorate
Solar lighting in Wadi Saha’b Villages, Toor Baha District, Lahj Governorate
Wadi Sahaab is located to the South East of Toor Baha city (district center) and extend through a narrow canyon for ca. 15 km (N 13.216917 E44.352056 altitude 840m above Sea level). All villages are distributed evenly along the wadi sides influenced by ground topography. The largest part of the wadi do not exceed 500-800 meters in width.
Wadi Sha’ab sub district is divided into three centers (Upper, Middle and lower). Due to topographical phenomenon the population live on wadi sides and farm the few terraces built alongside the Wadi hence it’s heavily populated area with 15 villages and 5,000.families and 25,000 inhabitants. Agriculture and herding livestock are the main livelihood activities in the area.
The project is planned to benefit 292 households with a total beneficiaries of 2244 (1169 male and 1075 females). The project will save the environment the mission of 41 tons of CO2 annually. Further the project can a monetary value of US$ 50/family/ year.
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Project Snapshot

Raafa Charitable Wociety
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 56,580.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 2,744.00
Project Number:
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
Knowledge sharing will take place throughout project. Mean of sharing would be through site visits to ensure that the are going to practice other activities.
Gender Focus
Men and women are equally participation and benefiting from project.
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Tonnes of CO2 decreased or avoided by energy efficient and renewable energy technologies or applying environmentally sustainable transport practices introduced by SGP Project 51

Grantee Contact

Mr. AbdulMoeen AbdulJabbar Abed
Phone: 771526254


Wadi Shaab,
Wadi Shaab villages , Toor Al-Baha Diistrict ,

SGP Country office contact

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


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