Wednesday 9 May 2018

A bright future interrupted for young Somali girls

Nimo* (not her real name) is a fifteen year-old bright and well-spoken young lady, a pupil at a local school in Baidoa, South West State of Somalia. Roughly 356 boys and 359 girls attend this school. Save the Children supports the school to cater for children who drop out of school due to early marriage, often times arranged by their parents and/or guardians against their will.

Wednesday 9 May 2018

I will not send my children to work again! A story of hope after a disaster


In a bustling street in camp shabelle, 40-year old Bullo Rasas, is selling tea and pancakes in a small cafeteria. She is a mother of six children and lives in a settlement for Internally Displaced People (IDP) in Bossaso.

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Enhancing integration through inter-school football & athletics tournament in Kismayo

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Press Release: Save the Children donates Boat Ambulances to support efforts of saving pregnant women and children

Save the Children has donated two boat ambulances to the Ministry of Health in Puntland to support the ministry’s efforts in increasing access to health facilities and saving lives for communities in coastal towns of Bari region particularly pregnant women and children. 

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Tens of thousands of Somalis displaced by deadly flash flooding; almost half a million impacted


 Somali families displaced by drought and near-famine conditions last year are now on the move again, as catastrophic flash flooding has forced 175,000[1] people from their homes, leaving them more vulnerable to malnutrition and diseases such as cholera.

Somalia’s two major rivers are affected, with the River Shabelle rising at an unprecedented rate of almost four metres in less than a week during April. 427,000 are people affected in Somalia alone.