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Fatima Jibrell's story is one of love for her people and the environment that supports their way of life, learn how she turned her vision of peace and conservation into reality.
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Outside their Somali nomadic home near Dhahar, a town in the northern Sanaag region of Somalia Amina places a kittle on the firewood she had just lit to prepare dinner. Around her sat her four children patiently in anticipation of a meal to be ready soon. Three months ago the family was living on a meal a day and dinner was a luxury that they couldn’t afford.
As a devastating drought bites, depleted pasture, high levels of water shortages and massive loss of livestock result in pervasive food insecurity and malnutrition of which millions are victims in Somalia. Jama’s family was no exception. The loss of almost their entire herd of goats, sheep and camels was the beginning of their struggle to eat and live one day at a time.
Six months ago Fadumo was selected by the Village Relief Committee in Badhan town of Sanaag region, Somalia as one of the most vulnerable families that qualified for cash assistance. Things started to take a turn for the better ever since. Fadumo has been receiving an amount of $168 and finally for the first time in a long time, she didn’t have to worry about feeding her children.
Year by year, with your support, we have grown steadily, developing and strengthening our relationships with communities on the ground. We have expanded our work, first within Somalia and then to Kenya and South Sudan.
With your support, this is how we changed the story in 2015.
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