Crisis and Girl-Child education in WAR Zone
Providing emergency education for traumatized War-torn -Girl-Child
What problem does your innovation solve?
There are many Girl children who missed Basic Formal Educational opportunity due to the being Orphanage, an emergency education will be addressed for The targets of 200 Children ( 150 Girls and 50 Boys ) in Mogadishu -Somalia
This Innovation will restore psychosocial feeling for female-friendly environments and promote moral support
This innovation will prevent joining to the street children or/and armed conflicts groups. all these efforts will enhance Safe environment of Girl-Child
Explain your innovation.
This Idea came out after carrying out of Survey Activity conducted by SOHRA Team and Funded by UNICEF in survey report emerged this innovation
in the SOHRA team selected one Girl named:
Naima Soleiman Mahdi
aged 20 yrs ,
she experienced in field of Child Protection,
entitled Child Protection Office
She has identified that the requirement of Emergency education for Girls-Child who missed education in conflicts areas, now we feel safe environment to carry out Emergency education
There are many Orphanage Children aged between 7-17 years who could not attend Educational Opportunity due to unsafe environment,lack of Care for Parenthood or/and even Fosters cares. in this situation these children might lead them into street children
To protect children from the involvement of Street Children or/and involvement of armed conflicts in order to well being the future of Children through Educational school attendances
The directly beneficiaries who will participate in this innovation will be Children aged between 7-16 Years , they are classified into 150 Orphanage Girl children and 50 Boys orphanage who lost parents in Somalia.
The target children are 200 students who Lost their parents and parents MUST be those who had never been involved any armed conflicts in Somalia.
The supporting through educational fee, Providing uniforms Schools, and transportation costs.They will participate and benefit emergency Educational schools specially Formal Schools in Mogadishu Somalia
These children had never been get the opportunity of educational Rights, in order to help them, we planning to provide each student School Fee and Material Educations and transportation costs.
The sustainability of This Project , there will be strategic plans that will maintain after the project hand-over that is resuming by local business Group's Funding, SOHRA and Interested people contributions
How is your innovation unique?
The existing Educational Projects opportunities by present and pastimes were only Children attending in Safe House by providing informal education abend eventually children will be extended to what kind of livelihood training would participated
However, this kind of emergency educations for WAR Affected Girl-child had never been implemented previously and even present time
Hence, this innovation will improve physical and moral of Girl-child who had never been attended for formal education
also the project is supporting Children to be lived in Peaceful environment, free from violence, free emergency formal educational opportunity, Provide Psychosocial supports curriculum
The above mentioned approaches will definitely implement and success with the help of Local community supports initiatives
What are some of your unanswered questions about the idea?
This kind of innovation for this project will lead Girl-Child to participate going to school regularly in Mogadishu Somalia
this kind of innovation focus on Emergency education for Girl-Child who losts their parents by Armed conflicts or/and Peaceful time
The target Children's parents who passed away MUST NOT be killed in involvement of armed conflicts in Somalia
Tell us more about you.
The Somali Human Rights Association (SOHRA) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, independent human rights and humanitarian organization that was founded on 8 April 2002 in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Since 2006, SOHRA has enjoyed partnership agreement with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and NRC. The aim of the UNHCR Partnership is to improve the living conditions and to enhance the protection of civilians,
IDPs, refugees and returnees and host community in Somalia
What is the primary type of emergency setting where your innovation would operate?
Emergency Setting - Elaborate
This innovative Implementation project is focus on Girl-Child who missed education opportunity and get traumatized to Go to school due to the lost of Parents or/and Foster cares
and planned to restore Education opportunity for children through emergency education system that had never been conducted previously and definitely encourage and upgrade the physical and moral of Child Child
Where will your innovation be implemented?
This innovation will be implemented in a four Districts notably
1) ABDIAZIZ District
2) BOONDHEER District
3) SHIBIS District
4) SHANGAANI District
These Four Locations situated in Capital City of Mogadishu-Somalia
and The locations are where SOHRA/UNICEF has conducted Survey activity in Recent year 2016 ,This emergency Education will start first in ABDIAZIZ District then conducted sequently
The outcomes of the survey included this new innovation for Emergency Education
Experience in Implementation Country(ies)
Yes, for more than one year.
SOHRA has Partnership activity through Somali Child Protection Working Group with UNICEF
SOHRA has Partnership activity through Protection and Returnees Monitoring Network with UNHCR in Mogadishu -Somalia
SOHRA has Partnership activity through Emergency Response for survivors of Sexual Gender Based Violence(SGBV) with Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in South Central Somalia
SOHRA also has strong relationship with local community specially business group and Somali DIASPORA
I've worked in a sector related to my innovation for more than a year.
Sector Expertise - Elaborate
Somali Human Rights Association(SOHRA) have close Partnership with UNICEF in Activity of Child Protection
Recently, We as SOHRA have carried out with UNICEF a Survey activity entitled " Conflict Children and Protection concerns" this Survey conducted in Following locations
4) SHINGAANI -Mogadishu-Somalia
We have identified finding Needs assessment of WAR Affected Children
This Innovation of Emergency education is one of outcomes
Early Stage Innovation: I am exploring my innovation, refining, researching, and gathering inspiration.
We are a registered non-profit, charity, NGO, or community-based organization.
SOHRA based Mogadishu-Somalia Registered at Ministry of interior affairs in 2007
also has registered at UNHCR with ID No:SOHRAPMN053/2007 Partnership