Combating Unemployment Among Women Through Learning Business and Livelihood Skills

At 24 years old, Barlin Abdiaziz’s husband passed away. He was the bread winner.  She didn’t know how to navigate the landscape of life alone. She looked at her children and knew she had to do something. She started doing odd jobs; washing clothes, assist in mixing cement at construction sites. Anything that could bring […]

Village and Saving Loans Association Changing the Narrative of Rural Women in Somaliland

Traditionally, most Somali women stayed at home taking care of their families, with the husband as the sole breadwinner. However, this narrative is changing with the introduction of Village Saving and Loan Associations (VSLAs), where women are encouraged to save and learn new ways of generating an income. “As most women do, my husband struggled […]

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

Mayor Abdiaziz Hussein (left) handing over a certificate of appreciation to Ismail Abdikarin (right) from ADRA. 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, […]