Somalia

Nogal Women Association

Address: Growe, Nogal, Somalia
Phone:
Email: unesco@gn.apc.org
Internet:
Contact: Zeinab Ali Ismail
Type of Organization: National / Local / Community
Members: Women
Year Founded: 1994
International Working Language: English
Local Working Language: Arabic / Somali
Source of Annual Budget: Membership Fees
Affiliations: Diakonia, Sweden / Garowe, Somalia

Action Areas:

Purpose:

To promote the political, social and economic status of women in Nogal; to contribute to the development ofwomen in Nogal region in particular, and Somali in general through training and capacity building.

Illustrative Project:

Adult Literacy: (night shift 3 groups) - graduated 50 each. 40 in class now; domestic school: (afternoon shift 2 groups) - graduated 25 each. 20 in class now.

Somali Land Women Organization

Address: c/o ICD Office, Hargeisa, Somalia
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
Internet:
Contact: Anab Omor Ileeye
Type of Organization: National / Local / Community / Rural / Urban
Members: Women
Year Founded: 1992
International Working Language: English
Local Working Language: Arabic / Somali
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Earned income / Foreign donors
Affiliations: Somali Land Women Organization

Action Areas:

Purpose:

The organization shall look for ways to improve family life including education, economic well-being; look for ways and means to help those affected by war; research on women's rights; and take part in the adminstration and decision-making of the country.

Illustrative Project:

Provided uniforms and food to the first police unit in Somaliland.

Somali Women Alliance

Address: Mogadishu, Somalia
Phone: 252 1 215 5749
Fax: 252 1 215 411
Email:
Internet:
Contact: Faduma Ahmed Moh
Type of Organization: National / Rural / Urban
Members: Women
Year Founded: 1993
International Working Language: English
Local Working Language: Arabic / Somali
Source of Annual Budget: Membership fees / Local donors / Forign donors
Affiliations: Somali Reconciliation Agency

Action Areas:

Purpose:

Development of the country, peace process, women advancement, political empowerment of women and family planning.

Illustrative Project:

Workshops on reproductive health and conflict resolution.