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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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Despite the drought that has struck many parts of the country including the coastal village of Durduri in Sanaag region. Ibrahim Aden’s livelihood in farming was not disturbed by the drought, thanks to a solar panel that he received last year which provided him with an alternative irrigation option for his farm.
Drought and famine do not discriminate, as was witnessed in 2011. They rob families of their livelihood, and Hawo Moge’s family are no different. They lost all of their livestock and were left without food or water. Only a few months later Hawo was faced with a heartbreaking tragedy, her first born baby died of starvation
Among the parched desert plants of Roox village, hundreds of pastoral families are battling to survive the ongoing drought. They have lost their livestock; their greatest source of livelihood and nutrition, and their access to credit. Hundreds of them are leaving their homelands to seek sanctuary in nearby villages.
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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