Further educational development

September 10th, 2013
Absence of a proper functioning water supply, lack of sanitation and hand washing facilities, in Somalia the hygienic conditions at school are very poor. HIRDA carried out a survey in South and Central Somalia, that indicated most schools have very few toilets, which are often in bad shape and without hand washing facilities. Lack of sanitation increases chi…

Ajax Foundation donates sport clothing

July 16th, 2013
Ajax Foundation donated seven boxes of sport clothing to HIRDA. The clothes will go to Somali youngsters at twenty schools in Somalia. Together with this school network, HIRDA organises sport activities to raise awareness on peace building among the children. Sports bring people from different backgrounds together on neutral ground, and generates a community…

HIRDA at World Refugee Day 2013 in Malta

June 13th, 2013
Fatumo Farah, director of HIRDA, was honored to speak at the World Refugee Day 2013 in Malta on the 11th of June. Neil Falzon, director of the human rights organisation Aditus, invited Fatumo Farah to participate in a debate on 'Refugee civic activism in practice, and in a community dialogue with Somali refugee women. One of Aditus’ projects, Our Voice, aims…

Somalia Development Evening

May 19th, 2013
Sunday May 19 2013, HIRDA and the Somali Student Network presented ‘Teach Somalia: Educating the youth’ (Habeenkii horumarinta). Different inspirational speakers elaborated on education opportunities in Somalia. Mohamed Diini presented two initiatives that support the development of education in Somalia, like the ‘Go to School Initiative’ from Unicef and Tea…
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