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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
Water Management Amid Drougt:
We know that water is the source of life  [+Video]
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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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EU and the Somalia Federal Government launch a new school in Mogadishu



1st December 2014.
Today, the European Union (EU) and its partners, the Federal Ministry of Education and ADRA, launched the fully refurbished "11 Janaayo Primary School" in Mogadishu. The school, which was completely destroyed during the civil war, was restored with financial support from the EU. Utilizing innovative designs, the school has now 8 brand new classrooms, 10 toilets, a fully equipped ICT centre, a school library, an office block and a clean source of energy. The support package also covers incentives for teachers, scholarships, specific support for girls, school supplies and capacity development of local school management committee and education officials.


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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[+]

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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[+]