UK Aid Funded Program Helping Disadvantaged Women and Youth in Puntland


Some of the Women who are benefiting from the vocational training provided by the UK aid supported SEED programme

Somalilandsun – “This training has given me confidence in myself and my skills to go out and make a living on my own,” says 22-year-old Hawa Osman. “The programme has given me access to skills and training that was previously unavailable to me,” she adds.
Hawa and 27-year-old Farhiya Mohamed, participated in hospitality training courses offered by the Vocational Training Centre (VTC) in Garowe, the regional capital of Puntland. The training, which is supported by the UK aid funded Sustainable Employment and Economic Development (SEED) programme, provided them with the knowledge to prepare various kinds of confectionaries and sweets. Continue reading