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…

HIRDA celebrates its 15th anniversary!

May 17th, 2013
On Friday the 17th of May, HIRDA celebrated its 15th anniversary by organising the conference ‘Looking back to move forwad: innovating Diaspora’ in Utrecht. HIRDA was very pleased and honored to welcome over 120 attendants, and keynote speakers Abdiwelli M. Ali, former Prime Minister of Somalia, Farah Karimi, General Director of Oxfam Novib, and Mohamed Diin…
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