CALL FOR CONSULTANCY: SURVEY ASSESSMENT IN BANADIR, JUBBALAND, SOUTHWEST, HIRSHABELLE AND GALMUDUG STATES OF SOMALIA FOR THE EU PROJECT “STRENGTHENING EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN SOMALIA” (SETS II) PROJECT

ADRA as the lead agency in this SETS II consortium, and in consultation with the Federal Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education, is desirous in hiring the services of a qualified consultancy firm to carry out a baseline survey/assessment for this project. PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE OF THE CONSULTANCY The purpose of the consultancy is […]

An Education Supervisor With a Heart of Mentorship

Abdirashid Muse, an education supervisor with the Ministry of Education and Higher Learning in Kismayo has taken his supervision’s role to a higher level. As he goes on with his day to day supervision, he also mentors the teachers he interacts with by providing basic guidance on what is expected of them. He shares his […]

Community Education Committees Making a Difference in Schools Development

Community engagement in the education sector continued to be vibrant and this was demonstrated by the continued organization of the communities under the banner of school education communities (CECs) who oversee the learning activities. Communities play a key role in the mobilization of learners and resources to support schools as well as ensuring sustainability of […]

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 […]

ADRA Provides Food Items to Communities Affected by Floods in Puntland

ADRA continues to be on the frontline providing needed relief to communities affected by flash floods in Somalia. Through funds from ADRA International and ADRA France, the Gardo Initial Food Emergency Response (GIFER), reached 230 households in Qardho, Puntland. Each household received food items consisting of 25 kgs of rice, 25kgs of sugar, 25 kgs […]