Charitable Society for Social Welfare

Organization's name: Charitable Society for Social Welfare
Organization's acronym: CSSW-Yemen
Headquarters address  
Address: P.O. Box 13254 Sana’a Western Ring Road

Phone: 967-1-464402
Fax: 967-1-464419
Web site:
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • Arabic
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Education
  • Family
  • Food
  • Refugees
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Research
  • Service provision
  • The girl child
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment
  • Women and the media

  • Reproduction, family formation and the status of women

Social Development:
  • Employment
  • Poverty
  • Technical cooperation
  • Youth

  • Social Statistics and Social Monitoring

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • Education
  • Freshwater
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
Geographic scope: Local
Country of activity:
  • Yemen
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1990
Year of registration (YYYY): 2000
Organizational structure: CSSW Organizational structure attached
Number and type of members: number of employees and type of members attached
Affiliation with NGO networks: National Non government organization
Funding structure:
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Other sources
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
Funding structure other: UN Agency

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Children and youth
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: • CSSW, in coordination with WHO implemented an Integrated Health & WASH Cholera Response project in 10 high priority districts of Aldhale, Aden, Taiz Marib, and Abyan governorates with total beneficiaries (239,578) people in 2017. • CSSW, in coordination with OCHA implemented a project “Scale up of emergency integrated response to combat AWD/cholera among the affected communities in Abyan and Aden,” with a total beneficiaries of (37,270) individuals. • CSSW, in coordination with OCHA, implemented the non-food items distribution projects and provision of primary health services, including mobile health clinics and health education campaigns in Hajjah, Hodeida and Taiz governorates with a total beneficiaries of (273,111) individuals. • CSSW, in coordination with UNHCR, implemented a protection monitoring and community-based services for internally displaced people in Hajja and Hodeida governorates with a total beneficiaries amounting (330,492) individuals. • CSSW, in coordination with Unicef, implemented a program on provision of water sanitation and hygiene promotion in the governorates of Amran, Taiz, and Lahj with a total beneficiaries of both projects reaching (1,462,349) people. • CSSW, in coordination with UNFPA, implemented a reproductive health and family planning program in Ibb, Lahj, Taiz, Hadhramout, Hajja, Abyan, Sana'a, Socotra, and Hodeida for (156,736) women beneficiaries. • CSSW, in coordination with WHO and in partnership with the Global Mectizan Program in Atlanta, USA, implemented a mass and individual Mectizan tablet distribution program in five governorates with total beneficiaries reaching (463,115) people.
Affiliation with other organizations: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Qatar Charity Marie Stopes Islamic Relief, UK GIZ Global Communities, USA ICAN, Japan Oxfam Save the Children INTERSOS Mercy Corps Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) The European Union (EU) CDC, USA Mectizan Donation Program, USA International committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Islamic Help Organization Muslim Aid Australia IHH, Turkey Deniz Feneri, Turkey Diyanet Vakfi, Turkey Arab Federation for Voluntary Work, Arab League Bait Al-Zakat – Sharjah NGDO Coordination Group for Onchocerciasis Control
Publications: Al-Thimar Magazine (attached)
Statements or documents submitted
Commission on Sustainable Development: