is one of the countries seriously affected by devastating civil war.
and civil strive that followed the downfall of military regime have not only caused
physical devastation's to the public and private institutions but also created
physiological impacts to the entire population. As a result, a complete destruction
of political, economic, and social services occurred.
civil war that erupted in the late 1990s seriously affected the public and private
sectors. The education system, health facilities, communications, infrastructures,
water and the electricity systems were either destroyed or looted.
Many Somali people were forced to flee from their place of residence and sought
safety from in their home clan areas and in refugee camps abroad. After, several
years of civil wars, conditions are now improving in many parts of Somalia and
private institutions are emerging to serve the needs of the Somali people despite
the lack of strong government that controls in all parts of the country.
for Education and Development (CED) is a non-profit, non-governmental local organization
operating in Somalia (Horn of Africa). CED was established in 1992 with the main
aim of advancement of education and development in the context Somalia. CED improves
the quality of education, creates chances for education for more students and
generates peace and development through education. CED works with poor local communities
through sustainable community development programs to overcome ignorance, diseases,
hunger, poverty, injustice, and inequality. CED also serves as a conduit for information
dissemination through its library, seminars, training's, workshops, lectures,
Board of Trustees is the governing body of CED. The Board of Trustees consists
of five members while CED Management team comprises of four members. The management
of the organization rests upon the Director who is responsible to perform the
planning, designing and the implementation of the organizations programs. The
organization has a number of experienced and qualified staff.
Most of the office staff members have the ability required to manage education
and development programs. In addition to the permanent staff, CED hires temporary
consultants and field officers whenever there is a need of their services.
operations are mainly run by membership subscriptions, contributions and donations
paid by either individuals or organizations. Grants and contributions received
from the benevolent individuals and organizations are important for the smooth
running of CED operations.