Schools Re-Open in Somalia After Closure Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Somalia re-opened schools in August, four months after all education institutions were closed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Learning (MoECHE) stated that it had put in place necessary measures to ensure learning resumed, in conformity with the set health measures to prevent the spread of the […]

ADRA Supports Grade 8 and 12 Candidates in Galmudug State

Somalia temporarily re-opened its schools in July to allow for candidates to sit for their examinations after schools were closed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. ADRA Somalia supported grade 8 and 12 candidates in Galmudug state who sat for their examination between 11th and 15th July 2020. In collaboration with the State’s Ministry […]

ADRA Appreciated for its Integrity and Cooperation in Las Anod, Somaliland

The local government in Las Anod, Somaliland awarded ADRA a certificate of appreciation for their integrity and cooperation during the planning and implementation of the RESTORE project funded by European Union (EU) and SIDA. The mayor of Las Anod, Honourable Abdiaziz Hussein Mohamed thanked ADRA for their coordination, integrity, and teamwork for their work in […]

TVET Students Adopting Sustaining Innovations During COVID-19

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced public health officials to come up with practical and innovative solutions to end the global health crisis. Students from Kismayo Technical Institute, a technical vocational school in Somalia, which has been supported by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) since 2015, saw an opportunity to make innovative […]

Technical Skills Boost Entrepreneurship and Resilience among Somali Youth

20-year-old Ayan Mohamed never thought anything would be possible. A new hope of blessing had just begun for Ayan. Sited in her makeshift workshop, she oversees the making of liquid soap. Having completed a TVET course in soap making and henna application, Ayan is now her own boss. As part of a women’s group, they […]