Introduction

Several of the basic services in Somalia such as educational institutions, health facilities and water sources and supplies were heavily damaged or became nonfunctional during the civil war and the conflicts thereafter. Some of these services have been provided to a certain extent with the support of local NGOs and the private sector.

History

Our organization works in Somalia particulary Southern Mudug region and Mugadishu, with the partnership of local NGO, the Somali Society Develoment Association (SOSDA) for the rehabilitation and recovery of basic social and economic infrastractures (education, health, water, herders support, community capacity building, etc). Our work started at the beginning of 1999 and is related the need for the Somali diaspora to participate together the local communities the reconciliation, rehabilitation and reconstruction of the country. In 2003, we started to receive funding from Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) for education, TB clinic and Hiv/Aids project.

Daryeel is officially registered NGO in the Swedish treasury register and can work in all of the world. In addition, it has several collaborating networks in Norway, Finland, UK, USA, Kenya, and Somalia.

Daryeel Association (DA) is a Swedish-Somali non-governmental organization and consultancy firm, registered in Sweden, Kenya and Somalia, and a member of Somalia Diaspora Organisation’s Network (Ryksforbundet)in Stockholm which unites, train and represent their interests with Swedish Government.

Particularly, Daryeel is working in Benadir region (Mogadishu) and Galmudug State (southern Mudug and northern Galgaduud regions in central Somalia)  in the areas of institutional and capacity building, assessments,  project cycle management,  education, health, rehabilitation of infrastructure (roads, markets, slaughter houses, water and sanitation, waste management and vocational training through Transitional Initiative for Stabilization funded by USAID and cash for work schemes funded by JICA with several LNGOs such KAASHIV, WOCCA,  urban and environmental recovery,  community awareness, etc.  Historically, the majority of our projects were funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and contributions from our diaspora members and local communities, and more recently funded by IOM, USAID, Japanese cooperation and ILO.