UNICEF and the EU
UNICEF Somalia and the EU has been working together to enable more than 34,000 Somali women to give birth in equipped, hygienic health facilities with skilled support – an increase of 400 percent from the previous attendance. The 5 million Euro project co-funded by UNICEF Somalia and the European Union, which ran for over three and a half years, aimed to improve access for pregnant women and new mothers to integrated sexual and reproductive health services in Puntland and Somaliland.
Educate A Child Boosts Enrolment in Berbera
The number of children in a Somaliland primary school has more than doubled thanks to outreach work supported by Educate a Child. UNICEF in partnership with Educate A Child (EAC) is working to identify out of school, marginalized children and provide them with access to quality primary education. It aims to enrol 64,000 children in the next three years. The project will provide supplies for over 300 schools, construct, rehabilitate and furnish 800 classrooms, train teachers, heads and deputy heads, support community organizations and provide latrines and water.
Consultation with Children in East Africa for the World Humanitarian Summit - Messages from Children Affected by Emergencies