In the wake of the Somalia 2011 famine in which over 200,000 people died and hundreds of thousands displaced a group of young Somali graduates who pursued they studies in Kenya came together to discuss on ways to support and assist those severely affected by the famine by seeking contribution and support from the Diaspora communities.
Three years later in 2014 Danwadaag Relief Alliance (DRA) was born with an aim of providing humanitarian assistance, saving lives, alleviate suffering and restoring dignity to the Somali people. Danwadaag Relief Alliance is a non-partisan non-governmental organization operating in South Central Somalia.
A world where every human being has access to basic human needs and resources
To alleviate human suffering in emergency and disaster situations by providing relief assistance to the most vulnerable groups in the south and central parts of Somalia in order to improve their well-being
DRA has strong set of values that are aligned to its humanitarian mission. Core values upheld by the organization includes: –
Find a List of our current DRA board members below:
The objectives of organization are mainly focused on the upgrading living conditions of vulnerable groups such as IDPs, women and children, the elderly and the youth using human rights based approach. The objectives are as follows: