Welcome to ADRA Somalia

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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
11 Janaayo Primary School in Banadir:
fostering the momentum of a reforming education sector in the Federal Government of Somalia [+Link]
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Educate Girls, End Poverty (EGEP) Project

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 The Educate Girls, End Poverty program is funded by the UK Government as part of the Girls’ Education Challenge Fund. The program is being implemented across Somaliland, Puntland, and southern central Somalia through a consortium led by Relief International and including ADRA, CISP, CfBT, GRT, The African Future, and Somali Family Service and in partnership with the respective Ministries of Education. The program is working with 196 schools.


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Programs Officer
Posted: October 6, 2015
Closing: October 16, 2015

Posted: October 6, 2015
Closing: October 16, 2015

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How do I get Involved with ADRA Somalia

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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

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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[+]