Beekeeping Training

Candlelight Cross border project team conducted beekeeping training for 28 female agro-cooperative members in the flowing six villages, Gumburaha, Laayo, Heeryo, Wado Makahiil, Banderaman and Bali Abane wich funded by Oxfam.           Beekeeping trainees with protection cloth           Beekeeping trainees with protection cloth



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 […]


Candlelight  conducted a three days training workshop of Mentorship/Girls School Forum Training for 40 participants invited by the various villages under Erigavo, El-Afweyn Badhan district and held in EVTC Erigavo. The training were completed a couple of  three  days  period started from    24th to 26th Augost 2015.The  participates of  the […]


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


Community Education Committees Training

Somali Girls education promotion (SOMGEP) project training for Community Education Committees (CEC) at Erigavo 16 June to 19 June 2015. The CEC trainees were four Schools’ (Hadaftimo primary, Hadaftimo Secondary, Sinai primary & Al-Noor Secondary)           Community education committees trainees           Community education […]


VALUE-ADDITION OF SISAL IN SOMALILAND Traditionally, Somali women make ropes out of sisal, particularly from a local species called (Sansevieria ehrenbergii), but, worldwide, its use has been increasing as its fiber is biodegradable and environmentally friendly. It is multiple uses include: – Cordage and cottage industry (ropes, yarns, twines, bags […]


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Distribution of Seeds and Agricultural Tools

Distribution of seeds and agricultural tools to cash crop farms of Dutch Cross Border Project at Laayo and Heeryo villages which funded by OXFAM and implemented by candlelight.             Distribution of tools to Laayo village farmers, Gabilay region         Distribution of tools to Heeryo […]