Shaqodoon is a local NGO founded in 2011 to create innovative and long-lasting solutions to Somalia/land’s youth employment challenges. The NGO is the upshot of the former EDC Somali livelihood project funded by USAID that provided youth in Somaliland, Puntland and South-Central Somalia with greater opportunities to access to work, training, internships, and self-employment opportunities. The organization designs deliver and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the local community’s most urgent challenges in livelihood skill training, education, and health. ...read more…
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Hargabits Academy that uses ICT multimedia creatively to improve the lives of less privileged youth from the non-formal settlement co-founded by Shaqodoon Organization in partnership with Butterfly Work in July 2016.
The creation of sustainable youth employment in growth sectors with special attention to young women, by assisting existing – (70%) and new entrepreneurs (30%) with coaching & training and facilitating SMEs access to finance and markets;
To bridge the gap between job seekers and the local business community/employers, the One Stop Shops (OSS) for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs is established and located in Somaliland (Hargeisa), Puntland (Garowe) and Somalia (Mogadishu)