Who we Are

ARD is a non-profit, a non-political Humanitarian AID organizations founded in 2003. ARD seeks to address the causes and consequences of human suffering and poverty amongst some of the most vulnerable communities in South/Central and Somalia at large through participatory relief and development invention in partnership with Governmental and Non-Governmental Organization. The organization has its head office in Mogadishu, Somalia and has field offices in Bay, Gedo, and Middle Shabelle Regions as well as liaison office in Nairobi, Kenya. It was founded to respond to the increasing needs in Somalia to support the relief, recovery and development of the devastated social-life of the country. ARD also acts as representative for various Diaspora NGOs based in Europe and North America. ARD is working in the field of formal and non-formal education, Reproductive Health, GBV and Child protection, livelihood and Agriculture, Food security and Nutrition, Environmental Protection, Water source rehabilitation, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion, vocational training & rehabilitation of youth, empowerment of women and other weaker sections of the society, research and human resource development

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