“His threats will never stop me from trying to be an independent woman who wants to live a better life with my children,” says Safia.
Prior to the distribution of water quality monitoring kits, IOM organized three training sessions in Baidoa, Kismayo and Mogadishu to train participants from Water Ministries across Somalia on using the monitoring kits. All participants of the training received a certificate of successfully participating in the training.
Gardo district is situated in the Bari region, where IOM built a borehole with the support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) in July 2019. The borehole now reaches 22,800 beneficiaries, providing 1,360 liters of water every month. As part of an effort to mitigate environmental degradation, a priority for the African Development Bank, IOM has begun planting trees around the rehabilitated borehole
Hanad Abdi Aden is a two-year old male child who lives in Bullagadud village in the north of Kismayo district, among a family with 6 children. In August 2019, IOM introduced nutrition services for treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in this community, which had recently been under the control of Al Shabaab for several years.
If you get sick, what is your fist instinct? You want to feel better right away! But the ability to reach health services and medicines is not always easy for Somali families and internally displaced persons living in Dhobley town, Afmadhow district.