We are an african founded and led organization working in a very different way than most. We believe that development must come from within, not outside African communities. That it is Africans themselves who must determine Africa’s future.
together, we can change lives.
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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“Before the assistance I received from Adeso, I was unable to feed my children. I had completely ran out of options, we borrowed rations of food and bought on credit, until we couldn’t anymore. Thanks to the cash we would receive every month, I was able to buy food and cook three meals a day for my children” She smiled.
Filastin has always been motivated by providing a better life for her children. A future outside of the IDP camp where they can get an education and skills that will prepare them for a resourceful and resilient adult life.
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.
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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