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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This was before Bula-Abaq water pan was excavated by a group of 30 youth in the village enrolled in Adeso’s cash for work program, as part of the Youth Intensive Employment Project (YIEP), funded by the Somalia Stability Fund.
Degan Ali, Somali executive director of Kenyan NGO Adeso, is a woman on a mission to help transform the humanitarian system.
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 2014.
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