Porofile of yado
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Youth Advocacy and Development Organization (YADO) ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE Working in the south central Regions of Somalia CONTACT PERSON: Ibrahim A/llahi Mohamed TEL. +252615576846, Personal email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction:After the collapse of Somali Central Government and during the time of civil war,women and children were subject to a lot of pressure. Youth, Women and childrenin Somalia is the least considered group of society and faced a lot of intricaciesthrough all these time. Many of them suffered in health and mind due to the warcaused troubles. Many others suffered due to humiliations and harassments. Thechildren and youths of Somalia couldn’t able to fetch the education requiredthough it is one of the most significant factors of development. Women andchildren suffered due to lack of medical facilities and health care.To support and encourage development in the areas of education, health andhuman rights, Youth Advocacy and Development Organization (YADO) came intoexistence. YADO aimed at backing the weaker section of the society. We are givethe impression of being hooked on improve the educational programs that weestablished Youth Resource Center that is available videocassette and radio tape,TV, DVD those material helping our target group women and youth for awarenessincluding health care, seek advice from HIV AIDS. Breast-feeding, water andenvironmental sanitation and reading for books as an alternative they sitting the teaplaces to benefit the resource for Somali traditional and the human race conceptionand also they can get information on the human rights.YADO established in the year of 2010 as a non-governmental and non-profitorganization in Mogadishu. Till the establishment of YADO, the organization isstruggling its way to build a secured society through better education, health careand public awareness. YADO was formed by a group of professional. Themembers of YADO include men and women from different skill sets. Themembers include medical professionals, teachers, Librarians, lawyer, farmers, andother professionals. YADO works under the effective management of Board ofDirectors. There are 5 directors in the board and the BOD meets once a year. In theannual meeting, the board selects a chairperson and executive members for thecoming year. The board also plans the next year’s activities and YADO annualplan start the March every year.
Vision of YADOYADO foresees a society with peace, prosperity and harmony. The activities ofYADO will be oriented towards this condition somewhere women and youth getequal main concern as the Health and Education improvement than further groupof the general public and make a nation that is model meant receive it easy.Mission of YADOThe mission statement of YADO is to help women and youth of the society to livein peace and sustain their livelihood. YADO also give emphasis on thedevelopment of nation by backing the primary needs of the country like Healthimprovement and education environmental protection, through capacity building,programming & proper limited resources management and utilization.Primary objectives of YADO1. Advocate women rights for health services, education, Environmental protection, employment and decision-making.2. Strengthen the capacity of women groups to participate the advancement of women status.3. Establish educational centers and attract more women and youth candidates to develop their health and education skills and information technologies.4. Create awareness about the modern teaching methods and improved courses among the teachers and management of existing educational institutions.5. Building health care centers with improved facilities especially for women and children.6. Participate in promotion of peace and development of the nation as a whole7. Information Participate awareness for abolition of HIV AIDS spreading for the society specially youth and Women mobilization all the way through our resource center enlistment and training to be aware of illiterates community.8. Creating center for rehabilitation and encouraging democracy for youthFounders of the organizationThe following people are the founders that established the organization for thecommunity’s achievements of sustainable livelihood, and Include: 1. Ibrahim A/llahi Mohamed.
2. Dahir Abdulle Alasow 3. Abukar Mohamud 4. Suado hasan Ali 5. Saciido Omar Ahmad 6. Maryan Abukar Rage 7. Nafiso Ali JimcaleBoards of DirectorsYADO general assembly have selected a Board of Directors (BOD) of 5 members,as the organizational policy makers and setting the direction the NGO to achieveits objectives, annual yearly master plan in accordance with the Vision and theMission of the NGO, the Board of Directors The term in Office will determine theNGO bylaws, normally the Board meets quarterly and at any time needed for theextraordinary Members are: 1. Ibrahim A/llahi Mohamed Chair person 2. Amino Saciid Ali Advocator 3. Dahir Abdulle Alasow BOD Member 4. Saciido omar Ahmad BOD member 5. Suado hasan Ali BOD MemberOperational Strategies of YADOYADO gives its maximum priority to develop the group of youth, women andchildren in the society. YADO is focusing on the following operational areas: 1. Public awareness to support and develop the women of society to be the key factors of national growth and progress. 2. Creating the awareness among women about their Health improvement, Human rights and responsibilities in the society. 3. Suppression of STD, HIV AIDS and FGM through Health training and information sharing for mother and whole community. 4. Motivating and guiding women to be the new generation entrepreneurs to build themselves and the country strong. 5. Encouraging youth and women to participate in the political and advancement issues of the nation. 6. Building a strong network of efficient healthcare units to ensure a healthy future. 7. Guidance for women in preparing nutritious food for the family and children through training in our resource center.
8. Promotion of educational institutions and strengthening of educational programs for youth. 9. Other social services like provision of clean water, building a hygienic environment, support to the refugee camps and so on. 10.YADO is not restricting its activities to south central region. We aim at widening the scope of YADO to other regions. Presently YADO is operating actively in the south central region of Somalia.S/N Project Name Location Implemented Partners on1 Milif Maternity Center Hamarweyne March- YADO& Somali (Mama) Center For health Augusto 2010 Diaspora services and primary health care of Mother and Child and delivery of the mother and awareness of family planning and HIV/AIDS and FGM2 Distribution of medical ceeldheer Sept-April Drugs distributed Drugs to rural areas at the 2011 by YADO raising sea (cholera & &Somali Diaspora Malaria) in Canada3 Women literacy Training Masagaway june-Augusto School at Masagaway 2011 YADO members (160Women) & Somali Diaspora in Italia4 Provision of environmental Xaradheere Julay-sept YADO & Magan awareness to pastoral 2011 Welfare communities of Xaradheere
5 Three days for training Mogadishu March 2012 Magan Welfare police to protect women against marital rape (forced sex) In IDPs6 Two days workshop and Mogadishu April-2012 YADO it self debate about community democracy for youth7 Awareness Creation Mogadishu June-2012 YADO & Somali Workshop for Mothers Diaspora of Leaders of Mogadishu Sweden8 Three Months computer Mogadishu, May-Augusto Somali Diaspora training for the 80 poor Wadajir District, 2012 of Holland and family girls. Trabush Village Norway provide the computers and DAWO staff trained them Fund raising YADO is mainly depending upon the locally mobilized resources and the contributions from its members. We also worked with Diaspora in different countries and implemented different projects together. The NGO also received resources as cash or kind from the national and international Somali society. The fact is that the funds raised by the organization are not sufficient enough to meet the existing requirements. There are many projects that YADO is planning to implement but the lack of resources pull the plans out of implementation. Management strategies To ensure the successful operation of the organization and transparency, we developed an organizational structure, which ensures the flow of control and responsibilities. The organizational chart given below displays the hierarchy of power though it is subject to the changes applicable and inevitable to the organization’s success.
Past performance and achievementsDue to the resource limitations the projects that YADO have accomplished as co-partners and independently in Relief, Emergency and developmental that addressedin different sectors, areas and target beneficiaries, the table given below gives apicture of the projects where YADO participated.Future plans of YADO organization STAFF CAPACITY DEVELOPMENTThe NGO believes that the progress it made is directly proportional to the itsresource people, so it development will come directly the way its resource peopleare, then, since the staff is the most important resource the NGO has, it is given anspecial consideration and in the plan staff will be provided capacity buildingworkshops, seminars both in local and abroad depending on YADO Financialcapacity. Target Community YADO as usual will continue to develop its target community through interventions in participatory approach, capacity building programs in different areas will be provided. There different emergency and development project are designed and will be implemented in the near future, among these are: 1. Computer and English training for 40 young girls finished their secondary studies the project is funded by YADO Members and Somali Diaspora of Norway an amount of $20864.5. 2. 50 destitute families that the 4year draught killed all their lives and planed to provide Agricultural skills and to be shifted from Cadale. Project is expected to fund by Somali Diaspora and other international donors who interest and is in a final stage for approval. 3. Distribution of the resource Center and increasing the resource at the same time as well as mobilization material that the youth group can get the easy understand such as videocassette, radio tape and DVD set for the visualize the program and listen the tapes from different position in the world that is enjoyable and concerning for the Health, education, STD, HIV AIDS. 4. Awareness for gender equity and empowerment local authorities and religious leaders.
References1. Dr. A/rahman Mo’alim A/llahi Badiyo Chairman Of Board Committee of Mogadishu University2. A/Kadir Mo’alim Nor leader Of Ahlusuna Wal Jamaca in Mogadishu3. Ahmed Muse Gure Chairman Of Somali Education and Humanitarian Development Organization (SEHDO)