Welcome to ADRA Somalia

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Our Story:
The story of ADRA Somalia is one of a history of service... [+Video]
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Education-Best Practices
Enhancing access to basic education for children and adults in areas of limited access in Somalia 
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Water Management amid recurrent drought
We know that water is the source of life [+ Video]
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Establishing Model Schools to Enhance Learning in Somalia

The ongoing ELMIDOON II ‘expanded action’ project that is funded by the European Union is currently completing the constructing of two new schools, to foster the momentum of a reforming education sector in the Federal Government of Somalia. 


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How do I get Involved with ADRA Somalia

Confessions of a Shopaholic
Besides your donations and prayers, there are many other practical ways you can make a difference on a global scale. Here you will find a variety of resources to help you engage your family, church, school and community to make a difference in the world[+]

Our Current Project Maps


The goal for the maps is to illustrate the interventions ADRA is currently involved in. Visit the ADRA Project Maps to see the latest available information on our Various projects in Somalia. If you cannot find a project you are looking for, please check back regularly.[+Maps]

A Deeper Look at Somalia

Confessions of a Shopaholic
Between the 7th and 10th cent., immigrant Muslim Arabs and Persians established trading posts along Somalia's Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean coasts; Mogadishu began its existence as a trading station. During the 15th and 16th cent., Somali warriors regularly joined the armies of the Muslim sultanates in their battles with Christian Ethiopia[+]