Somalia Projects

Somali National University - Faculty of Education and Social Sciences - Somalia

Somali National University (SNU) is the only public funded university in Somalia. Before the collapse of the Central Government, SNU encompassed 14 colleges with 15,600 registered students and 700 academic, administrative, and service staff. Currently, the SNU College of Education is among the handful of faculties that has been re-activated and supported by the internationally recognized Federal Government of Somalia (FGS). SNU faculty of Education and Social Science  has the exceptional…

Beder International University - Somaliland

Beder International University (BIU) is located in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland.  After the civil war in Somalia ended in 1991, the Somaliland education system has grown quickly.  In 2000 there were only two universities in all of Somaliland and as of 2013 there are sixteen universities in the country. It is our hope that these books will contribute not only to the education of BIU students but to a greater national initiative for quality education in Somaliland.

Books For AAIU Open Library - Somalia

Meet Juweria Yusuf, a student at Aden Adde International University in Mogadishu, Somalia. Juweria’s dream is to become a medical doctor; she hopes that one day she will be an Obstetrician Gynecologist. She believes that being an obstetrician gynecologist will make a difference in reducing the high maternal death in Somalia. “Somalia is one of the worst places to be as a mother” She affirms, but like many other students in Somalia access to books and study libraries is a challenge towards…

Baidoa Public Library (New Horn Institute) - Somalia

The revival of formal education opportunities in Somalia is growing, but there are enormous challenges faced by those working to improve access to education opportunities for Somali children.  Your donation will help foster a culture of literacy in Baidoa, providing educational opportunity for students in need. Thank you for your support!