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We partner with global institutions to build a resilient and prosperous Somalia, through skills training, civic engagement, and more. Here are a few programs that we've run:

Accelerated socio-economic development

The program contributes to three results; stabilization and local governance, inclusive and sustainable growth, and protection and graduation of the most vulnerable. The program’s primary focus is employment and job creation but goes beyond narrow skills and entrepreneurship training by fostering an enabling environment for positive youth development that improves youth lives. 

A civic space for Participation

Igniting a civic discourse towards participatory, democratic and inclusive Somalia and beyond. Minbar is a forum for honest debate on topical issues in the Horn. Distinctly liberal, progressive and bold.

Annual Premier Event

The overriding aim of the MTS is to showcase local tech talents and recognize
Somali innovators and entrepreneurs. Unlike other gatherings and events, MTS is all about innovation in action, and brings forward new voices of young Somali tech entrepreneurs, developers, geeks, and coders.

A Youth friendly center

The centre provides young people with skills training. It also offers friendly health services, including voluntary counselling and testing of sexually transmitted diseases and awareness on sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence. Trained peer educators and trainers facilitate the services.

Khalid Innovation Award

The program contributes to three results; stabilization and local governance, inclusive and sustainable growth, and protection and graduation of the most vulnerable. The program’s primary focus is employment and job creation but goes beyond narrow skills and entrepreneurship training by fostering an enabling environment for positive youth development that improves youth lives. 

Rise Academy

The overriding aim of the MTS is to showcase local tech talents and recognize
Somali innovators and entrepreneurs. Unlike other gatherings and events, MTS is all about innovation in action, and brings forward new voices of young Somali tech entrepreneurs, developers, geeks, and coders.

Incubation and Accelerator program

The program contributes to three results; stabilization and local governance, inclusive and sustainable growth, and protection and graduation of the most vulnerable. The program’s primary focus is employment and job creation but goes beyond narrow skills and entrepreneurship training by fostering an enabling environment for positive youth development that improves youth lives. 

Empowering a generation of change-makers

UPSHIFT is an opportunity to support youth and adolescents to become a force for positive social and economic change, contributing to a competitive labour force, sustained economic growth, improved governance, and vibrant civil societies. UPSHIFT empowers young people to identify challenges in their communities and create entrepreneurial solutions to address them. 

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