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Vocational centre for war struck youth in Somalia

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Horizon Social Assistance Development Organisation

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

Horizon Social Assistance Development Organization is a non profit organization based in Hargeisa Somalia. This local NGO is a voluntary organization and supports social activities in Somalia. It is particularly focused on youths’ basic development, education and job creation.

There is a gap in the education among the youth due to the civil wars. Our organisation wishes to help these young people by creating a vocational centre.

What is your project and how will it help?

This centre would not only teach vocational skills, it would also work as a rehabilitation centre for the youth who were affected by the wars. The aim is to help the young people to sustain themselves and give them a bright future.

Skills that will be taught:
1 Woodwork and Carpentry
2 Building Construction
3 Textile (garment making and fashion design)
4 Metalwork and Auto- Repair
5 Electric Installation
6 Plumbing
7 Computer Skills
8 Office Managements
9 Adult Literacy

The vocational centre will be located in the city of Hargeisa in Somalia. Please contact us for further information about the centre.

How can other people partner with you on your project?

People can partner with us by providing funding and/or material for the vocational centre.

Please detail the resources that you need.

Initially, we need training equipment including machinery, tools, materials, training facilities, salaries for teachers etc.

The amount needed is USD 224,550
Please contact us for a detailed budget.

Further information

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Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Somalia

Global issues

Education and training; Job creation and enterprise development


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