We were in March, some years ago…

Eravamo nel marzo di qualche anno fa

“We were in March, some years ago. One day, around mid-afternoon, a mini bus almost full of people rushed in the Jazeera Health Centre, located about 20km out of Mogadishu. There was a pregnant woman in final labour contraction, ready to deliver her baby. We immediately put her in a birthing room, but I soon […]

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Dhiban: A story of hope and redemption from Somalia

Dhiban is a fifteen-year-old young woman living in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in El-Dhanan in the Jazeera zone, Somalia. Because of a cholera outbreak in her village, she has lost both her parents at the age of four. Alone and with no family, Dhiban was given in custody to her aunt who […]

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Thanks to her shop, Hibaaq finds hope for the future of her family

Hibaaq in her shop.

Like many other regions in Somalia, Hobyo district is experimenting an ongoing critical situation. The constant threat of drought and desert locust infestations have destroyed the pasture and incredibly worsened the conditions of the livestock. As a consequence, many rural households living in the countryside have been forced to displace into the main villages in […]

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