Following the parliamentarian approvals of the National Disability Agency bill in November and December 2018, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo signed into the bill on the establishment of Somalia’s National Disability Agency at the presidential signing ceremony on 31st December 2018. These serve as key milestones for persons
As a response to COVID-19 pandemic prevention and containment, SODEN in partnership with ABILIS Foundation – Finland, implemented a two month period Emergency Food Distribution Project to People With Disabilities’ (PWDs) Households in IDP camps of Mogadishu, Somalia who are mostly at risk due to ongoing lockdown. The intervention was undertaken between April – May
An important meeting between Somalia Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) and DFID social development adviser was taking place in United Kingdom Embassy in Mogadishu –Somalia.
Mogadishu 25/2/2020: Today Chairman of the Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) Mr. Mohamed Ali Farah took fruitful meetings with UK DFID Social Development adviser in Somalia, Mr. Leo Thomas, in his office in United Kingdom embassy in Mogadishu Somalia. Mr. Leo Thomas had given SODEN chairman a warm welcome in the embassy and they were
Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) has organized two days fruitfully kick off workshop held in Hotel Afrik Mogadishu-Somalia the purpose was to promote rights of Somali disability awareness and understanding of UN-convention on rights of persons with disability (UN-CRPD) which SODEN translated into Somali language in order to comprehend entire participants deeply by the convention.
SODEN organized one day productively meeting which was discussed recent Somalia disability development and challenges.
The meeting has participated in disabled people organizations (DPOs) and other non-disability representatives from different civil society organizations. The meeting was much quit and deeply focused on the challenges faced by disabled people and their colleagues during their day to day work after Banaadir regional administration bomb attack which happened 24 July 2019. The government
Since 2015 Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) has been advocating to be accessible for every public building for wheelchair ramps and lifts this comes after a long time suffer and barriers that people with disability have been discriminating because of their wheelchair, Early 2015 Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) started a new initiative campaign called