Programs

ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

OBJECTIVE Promote sustainable use of natural resources FACTS 60% Agriculture contributes to 60% of GDP in Somalia OUR APPROACH Agro-pastoral and pastoral communities in Somalia, are extremely vulnerable to climate shocks. Sustained vulnerability to climatic shocks has been one of the root causes of conflict in the region, especially in resource-constrained settings as people compete [...]

HEALTH AND NUTRITION PROGRAM

OBJECTIVE Prevent malnutrition among the most vulnerable groups by treating severe and moderate acute malnutrition FACTS 307,750 Somalia: 307,750 children under 5 are acutely malnourished OUR APPROACH Proper nutrition is a powerful good; people who are well nourished are more likely to be healthy, productive, and able to learn. Good nutrition benefits families, their communities [...]

EDUCATION PROGRAM

OBJECTIVE Improve access to education for Agro-pastoralist children FACTS 1 in 10 Girls 1 in 10 girls in Somalia miss school during their menstrual cycle. By some estimates, this equals as much as twenty percent of a given school year. 1 in 3 Children Across Somalia one in every three children, adolescents and youth are [...]

FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOODS PROGRAM

OBJECTIVE Increase food security and promote better livelihoods FACTS 6.2 Mn In Somalia 6.2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance including 2.9 million who are at risk of famine OUR APPROACH Food security, or rather insecurity, is at the heart of food crises and food-related emergencies. It is an underlying cause of malnutrition and [...]

WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH) PROGRAM

OBJECTIVE Improve access to water, sanitation, and hygiene services for target communities FACTS 40% Somalia accounts for more than 40% of the country's population without access to improved drinking water Water AAP enhances access to clean and portable water to households and their livestock by promoting rain water harvesting technologies to adapt to climate change [...]