AAH Somalia projects target a variety of populations and cover the following areas:
Livelihoods/Self-Reliance Project with refugees in Hargeisa, Somaliland (Daami, Huisbigar, Statehouse and Hera-Awar Districts). Activities include: support to development and strengthening of community structures and groups; training to promote groups savings and loans; business and entrepreneurship training and support to development of business plans; micro-enterprise grants and monitoring and support to businesses. Initially primarily focused on Ethiopian refugees many of whom had stayed in Somaliland for 10 years or more, the project has expanded activities to reach Yemeni refugees escaping the conflict there.
Logistics Support to UNHCR Somalia: AAH Somalia manages two warehouses in Mogadishu for UNHCR ensuring effective management of UNHCR supplies such as sleeping mats, cooking utensils, and even generators. These are picked up from the warehouse by other UNHCR implementing partners. The warehouse is managed according to UNHCR warehouse management standard operating procedures.
AAH Somalia is governed by the AAH-I International Board and registered with the Federal Government of Somalia and with the Somaliland government. AAH Somalia is managed from the country office in Mogadishu, and has an office in Hargeisa, Somaliland. AAH Somalia is committed to supporting the people of Somalia to develop their communities and regions and especially to assisting the reintegration and sustainable return of Somalia returnees from Kenya and other neighboring countries. Our current focus areas include Food Security and Livelihoods, Health including WASH, and Civil Society Strengthening and Peace Building.
AAH Somalia Donors
• Bread for the World
• European Union
Total operational budget 2014/2015- USD 1,100,487