We provide much needed humanitarian assistance and resources to the Yemeni people, regardless of race, political affiliation, ancestry or religion, in a timely and efficient manner in order to positively change lives, and ultimately save lives.

OUR MISSION
 

Yemen Aid is one of the few organizations that is 100% dedicated to providing aid to the Yemeni people and putting an end to the current humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Dealing with the current challenges Yemen and it's people face requires problem-solvers who are willing to take risks. Yemen Aid emerged out of a pursuit to aid and support the Yemeni people, and a desire for actions to speak louder than words. Established in 2016 (AH 1438) by passionate young professional Yemeni-Americans, we’re an organization driven by immediate impact, bold actions, and a strong foundation of support. Contact us to learn more and get involved. 

OUR PROMISE TO YOU

TRANSPARENCY

You will know where your donations go. We will provide timely reports on all projects with updates on progress, accomplishments, and capital allocation.

IMPLEMENTATION

Your donations will provide immediate assistance. We will utilize our resources and capital immediately and efficiently to aid the Yemeni people during this time of crisis.

COMMUNICATION

You will be kept in the loop. We will provide you with updates and address any concerns or questions. We welcome feedback from our partners, donors, and supporters.

OUR VISION

Lecture

PROVIDE AID THAT IS LONG TERM & SUSTAINABLE

Yemen Aid develops and implements projects that provide immediate aid to the Yemeni people. Projects last between three months to five years. We aim to teach the Yemeni people to survive, flourish, and prosper long after we are gone.

Changing Lives

Women Holding Hands

RAISE AWARENESS OF THE YEMEN CRISIS

One Step at a Time

Yemen is in a crisis and the world is silent. The public is not aware of the crisis in Yemen and we aim to change that through public speaking, marketing, and outreach. To invite a speaker from Yemen Aid to your next event, e-mail contact@yemenaid.org at least 1 month in advance.

THE DREAM TEAM

Pure Professionalism

SUMMER NASSER

CEO

A Yemeni-American leader, Summer Nasser aims to be an integral part of an organization that fosters change drives innovation, and champions social justice. Born in the Bronx and raised in New York City, Summer is a writer on political and humanitarian affairs in the Middle East with a focus on Yemen.

LATIFA JAMEL

Chairperson

Latifa Jamel is a Yemeni-American and the chairperson of Yemen Aid. She is currently a writer on Yemeni Affairs and constantly is a guest on Arabic media platforms. She was a board member of the International Council of Rights and Freedom and was previously an Academic Advisor and Educator before immigrating to the United States in the late 90s.  

WASIM OTTMAN

Treasurer

Wasim Ottman provides risk management consulting services to some of the world's largest financial institutions and now lends that same knowledge and expertise to help the people of Yemen.  He is a longtime advocate of social economic empowerment and holds a B.A. in Economics from Baruch College, CUNY. 

SHEHABADDIN ALHADIDI

Accountant and Procurement Officer

Shehab has extensive experience in purchasing based in Aden. He received his BA in English Literature and Translation from the Hodeida University. He also has a diploma of Public Relations from University of Science & Technology with a first-rank. He has worked with renowned companies in Yemen including Yemen Company for Four Mills & Silos. 

MOHAMMED SAMEER

Project Director

Mohammed graduated from UCSI University, Malaysia. Previously, he worked as a cargo supervisor  in AL-KASSIM Shipping Company LTD. He was alsoCaptain of Shamsan Football Club (Yemen) youth team. He currently works as Yemen Aid's on the ground project director in Aden. 

SUMEIAH ALTAREB

Marketing Coordinator

Sumeiah is a Yemeni-American student at the University of Memphis majoring in Education. She hopes to become a middle-school-math teacher in the near future. Sumeiah also strives to be an activist of justice and well-being of the community around her.   

AMAL ALTAREB

Public Relations Director 

Amal is a Yemeni-American student at Yale University majoring in Global Affairs. She is an involved community member and an aspiring activist. She volunteers with Yemen Aid because she believes in its mission to alleviate the pain of the Yemeni people. 

OSAMA BAQADHI

Project Director

Osama Baqadhi is a social activist who has successfully executed numerous projects throughout Yemen. As Project Director, he leads all organization initiatives on the ground. Osama has lead social initiatives with different organizations, such as the European Union, and brings experience and a strong skill set to Yemen Aid. 

MUNTASIR YAGHNAM

COO

Muntasir Yaghnam has dedicated his time and energy to helping the people of Yemen. As Chief Operating Officer for Yemen Aid, Muntasir utilizes his leadership, management and vision to oversee all operations for the organization, ensuring supplies and assistance gets to Yemen and in the hands of those who need it most. 

SIROOR QUHSHI

Board Member

Siroor Quhshi is a Yemeni-American professional marketer with a history of orchestrating successful marketing strategies and initiatives designed to meet clients’ goals and objectives. She has worked with Fortune 500 clients and now dedicates her time to helping the people of Yemen.

DR. MOHAMED AL SHUJAA 

Medical Director

Dr. Mohamed Alshujaa holds a M.B.B.S in Medicine & General Surgery from the University of Science and Technology in Sanaa. Dr. Al Shujaa is currently assistant professor in general surgery at the medical college of Thamar University, a resident in vascular surgery at Althwara Hospital in Sanaa, and a consultant general surgeon at 48 Hospital. He is Arab Board certified and thus qualified to practice in all Arab countries.

WALID HAMUD-AHMED

Emergency Medical Consultant

Walid Hamud-Ahmed is a Yemeni-American born and raised in Fresno, California. He is an Emergency Medicine Physician with special interests in under-served medicine, performing medical research, and carrying out global health & education projects. Walid is passionate about utilizing his skills to give back to communities in need. 

MARIUM ALRUBY 

Marketing Coordinator

Marium is a Yemeni-American first-generation college student in New York. She studies Psychology with minors in English and Law & Policy. She previously lived in Yemen for a couple of years, where she learned Arabic, Islam and Yemeni culture. 

RESOURCE DATABASE

At Your Disposal

At Yemen Aid, we go above and beyond to provide transparency and encourage communication by providing you a wide range of resources that are accessible to you at any given time during the day. Take a look at the resources below, read more about what we offer, and see what makes us different than the rest.

IRS 501 (C)(3) DETERMINATION LETTER

BY LAWS

CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY

IRS FORM 990-N

2016

IRS FORM 990

2017

IRS FORM 990

2018

FINANCIAL STATMENT

2018

ANNUAL REPORT

2018

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