Somalia Projects

Joe Beasley Foundation/J.U.M.P. - Somaliland

The people with hearing impairments include the most neglected and vulnerable segments of society in Somaliland. The major challenges the deaf young people suffer in Somaliland include the following but not limited to: •    There is very low public awareness in the issue of the people with special needs including the deaf or those with hearing impairments, and for this sake there are no active and organized humanitarian organizations or other activists involved in this area •    The…

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 Somalia (Mahamed Cali) - Somalia

Finally, Somalia is safe enough to work on education! Somali American Community (MN) is working with Books For Africa to bring a full 40-foot sea container of books to fill the shelves of libraries and schools that have been built around Somalia. The Somali-American community is helping to support this effort from the Twin Cities (Minnesota). Project representatives will be going to Somali-owned businesses, including the Somali malls, around the Cities to talk to fellow members of the…

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…