Wednesday 31 January 2018

Regional Director Visits Somalia

Save the Children’s Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, David Wright, has made his first visit in 2018—his second since last year when severe drought hit Somalia—to Baidoa, Somalia, to show solidarity with the drought affected children their families as well as have a clear understanding of the impact of Save the Children's drought response in the country.  

Wednesday 17 January 2018

UNICEF and Save the Children call for action to help children affected by mass IDP settlement evictions in Mogadishu, Somalia

MOGADISHU, 11 January 2018 - The recent unannounced destruction of several informal settlements on the outskirts of Mogadishu, together with the forced evictions of thousands of families living there, are having devastating effects on children, UNICEF and Save the Children said today. 

Thursday 21 December 2017

CampaignCon 2017—a space for thinking outside the box

By Jamillah Mwanjisi, Head of Advocacy, Campaigns, Communication & Advocacy 

When I decided to attend this year’s Campaign Conference (CampaignCon 2017) in Pretoria, South Africa, I did not know what to expect. But I knew for sure I would be sitting and listening to one presentation after another and doing one group work after the other led by ‘campaign experts.

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Celebrating children and their Rights on Universal Children’s Day in Garowe, Somalia

‘’I want a childhood without violence.  I want to be protected from any form of punishment while I am at school,’’ says Mohamed Elmi confidently as he gazed right through my eyes.

Thursday 2 November 2017

Oof-wareen (Pneumonia), Dilaaga la illaaway ee Soomaaliya

 Oof-wareen (Pneumonia), Dilaaga la illaaway ee Soomaaliya

Xanuunka Oof wareenku (Pneumonia) saacad walba wuxuu Soomaaliya ku dilaa ugu yaraan laba carruur ah, in kasta oo lagu daawayn karo caabuqan wax ka yar nus dollar, sida lagu sheegay warbixin ay soo saartay hay’adda Save the Children.