Somali Aid’s programs involve of the support of various sectors deemed by the organization as crucial to the socio-economic development and sustainability of the target communities; and classified under six thematic areas including Health and Nutrition, (WASH) water sanitation and hygiene, Food Security and Livelihoods, Natural Resource Management, Peace building and Civic Engagement. The organization always seeks to establish mutually-beneficial partnerships with other non-profit, commercial and/or governmental organizations and institutions, and harness these relationships for the benefit of the communities. Moreover, Somali Aid also takes advantage of the existing social structures as a delivery mechanism.
Where We Work
Somali Aid operates in Kenya and Somalia where we send our specialists and provide children and their families at risk with medical, nutritional and social care. We have more than 100 workers in both Kenya and Somalia.
Where Does the Money Go?
Your money is used where it should be – for implementation and operation of humanitarian and development projects and for saving lives of children and their families in Somalia and Kenya.
Contributions from private donors are the most important income for us. They enable us to provide help quickly, independently from grants and other contributions from the governmental institutions. Efficiency and transparency are especially important to us. Somali Aid does not waste the finances for running big offices or for image campaigns.
We are transparent – each donor who registers on our website will receive a regular monthly overview about how the donations are being used.
What we have done
Households gained access to clean drinking water, hygiene and sanitation.
Accessed training and sensitized on peace building and integration
Poor households benefitted from restocking and farm inputs and training
People were screened and treated on various illnesses including Malnutrition and Polio
Work with us
We cooperate on our projects with various foundations and some projects are financed via partnerships with Oxfam, Medair or with UN (UNICEF, World Food Program, UNOCHA, FAO).
Somali Aid creates humanitarian and development projects to save lives and reduce suffering of those in need. In particular, we try to save lives and provide support to the victims of disasters and epidemics. Our strategic field offices and competent project personnel enable us to work as quickly and as efficiently as possible. Cooperation with local communities allows us to give direct support to the local population.
General coordination of projects takes place in Nairobi and is carried out by the Section heads based in Nairobi Office. The coordinators are specialists in the respective sections and specifically provide managerial, logistical and technical assistance so that the mission in particular area is successful. The coordinators also manage acute interventions in emergencies and carries out exploratory trips to affected areas.
We Value our staff as greatest asset in what we do. That’s why we offer attractive rewards and opportunities to our teams including;
- Competitive financial remuneration
- Per diem during assignment
- Accommodation in the place of work; for some field roles
- Expenses for travel to and from the mission
- Staff Medical insurance Cover
- Space for self-realization and personal development
- Work in a very interesting environment with different cultural backgrounds