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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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For pastoralists in Somalia losing their livestock, means losing their entire assets and livelihood income. Goats, sheep, and camels usually provide them with meat and milk. And when they need to buy food, water, and other essentials, they sell them for cash.
The 75 years Ayeryero Hassan Ibrahim never left her home in Rabdhure district in the Bakool region. Rabdhure is the place she was raised, married and had her 6 children, and until 6 months ago she never imagined life anywhere else.
"It wasn't easy through the years, we barely made ends meet when we were pastoralists and we had to look for an alternative income. Living in a coastal village, fishing seems very logical but we knew nothing about the sea. We have come a long way and today my son and I make a living from the sea.
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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