Capacity Building Training for Candlelight Senior Management Staff

Introduction To enhance knowledge and skills of the staff is one of the pillars of Candlelight as institution. We believe that every Organisation’s development and growth depends on their staff development and at the same time optimum utilization of available resources. As result of this Candlelight HR department organized four […]



Bookh Grazing Reservation

Rehabilitation and Management of Grazing and Forestry Reserve project is the one funded by the Somaliland Development Fund (SDF) through the Ministry of Environment and Rural Development. The project is mainly focused on potential rangelands and forests reserves in Somaliland, such as Bookh and Lafaruug grazing reserves and Gacan Libah […]

Cross Border & Reconstruction Project

Cross Border/Reconstruction Project commenced 2012, the project intends to address long existing needs of the community and aims to invest in strengthening governance, increasing resilience to drought and improving livelihood security. Project is funded by Dutch Government through OXFAM NOVIB, and is jointly implemented in partnership with  CANDLELIGHT, HAVAYOCO, HIRDA […]



Graduation Ceremony for 30 Youth Skills Trainees

On 1st of October 2015, Graduation Ceremony for 30 trainees from Togdheer and Maroodjijeex regions was held at Candlelight meeting hall in Burao. 20 of the trainees were male and were taught on masonry skill where the other 10 were female and were taught on pasty skill. Trainees were chosen from ten different villages […]

Candlelight Burao Secondary School Achievements

2015 form four examination results announced by Somaliland national examination board has been a good news for Candlelight family whether students, teachers and management. From the support of Allah and joint effort by students, teachers and management the school had won for many years to be the first top rank […]

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Rehabilitation and Management of Grazing and Forestry Reserves project

Candlelight  and Agriculture Development  Organisation (ADO)  are working  jointly  Rehabilitation and Management of Grazing and Forestry Reserves project  funded by  Somaliland Development  Fund (SDF)  with  Ministry of Environment and Rural Development, The overall objective of the output is to maintain rangeland productivity, rehabilitate degraded areas, protect and restoration of valuable […]

Somali Girls’ Education Promotion Programme

Currently Somali people are realizing the importance of educating and investing in their girls. This can be attributed to a number of factors, including the prominence of women’s role in the economic circles as breadwinners and their crucial and untiring struggle to keep the families together and make ends meet with meager resources. […]


Kalwarabe village feeder road rehabilitation in progress

Road Rehabilitation, FGM Awareness Sessions and Monitoring in Kalwarabe village

In Kalwarabe village, the previous state of the agro-pastoral communities was characterized by low-value farming with little to no improved inputs. it is also constrained by poor access to markets and high transportation costs. Candlelight/KNH FGM Project addressed these constraints through rehabilitating 10 km of feeder road in Kalwarabe village […]

FGM Awareness Raising Campaign and Training

FGM awareness raising campaign and training were conducted in Sheikh town to upgrade the skills and awareness regarding the harmful effects of FGM/C as well as the broader social, physical and ethical, the trainings and awareness raising campaign participated Female Anti-FGM Committees, Female House hold parents, Members from local council, […]

Photo group for out of school adult youth after training