Halesowen/Dudley Yemeni Community Association (HDYCA)
The Halesowen/Dudley Yemeni Community Association (HDYCA) is a small community-based organisation, was originally established in 1986 and it became a registered charity in March 1994.
Since the establishment of the association there has been a steady and a continuous increase of the Yemeni population residing in the Borough of Dudley precisely within the Halesowen and the surrounding areas.
The history of the Yemen stretches back over 3,000 years, and its unique culture is still in evidence today in the architecture of its towns and villages.
From about 1000 BC this region of the Southern Arabian Peninsula was ruled by three successive civilisations — Minean, Sabaean and Himyarite. These three kingdoms all depended for their wealth on the spice trade.
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