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Hand of Hope in Somalia

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Population: 10,428,043 - ranks 84th worldwide 
Literacy: 19.2% 
Official Language: Somali and Arabic  
Religion: Sunni Islam
Geography: Area 637,000 sq. km. The mostly  arid Horn of Africa east of Ethiopia and Kenya. 

Disaster Relief

2011: Extreme drought conditions in the Horn of Africa resulted in an estimated 10 million people facing a severe food crisis. Hand of Hope worked quickly to provide much needed life-saving food supplies – providing over 500,000 meals in partnership with Feed My Starving Children.

We also partnered with New Life Homes Trust to drill a water well near the Kenya/Somalia border.This well, along with 10 other recently completed wells we drilled in Somalia is providing much-needed water for so many.

Feeding Programs

Hand of Hope has served over 500,000 meals to refugees in this country. 

Television and Radio

Joyce’s Enjoying Everyday Life Television shows are available in English and Kiswahili in select areas across the country.

Water Relief

Through our Water Relief program, Hand of Hope provides fresh drinking water to villages.  

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