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
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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Following media reports in Kenya, a wrong impression was created that ADRA Somalia was among the 500 NGOs either de-registered or suspended by NGO Coordination Board. Having reviewed the media reports, ADRA Somalia sought clarification from the NGO Coordination Board on the media reports referred above. We wish to confirm to our partners that ADRA Somalia’s activities and dealings with the government have been above board and warrant no such decisions as implied by the media. This has been clarified vide NGO coordination Board’s letter to ADRA Somalia, dated 18th December 2014 and which reads in part; ‘’This is to confirm that Adventist Development Relief Agency Somalia (REG No. OP.218.051/9563/663) has not been de-registered neither has its accounts been frozen. It is therefore free to operate…”

ADRA Somalia Management
December 18, 2014

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Consultancy: Community Based Disaster Risk Management Training
Posted: December 19, 2014
Closing: January 2, 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[+]