Distribution of Cash for Work Hand Tools

The cash for work hand tools were distributed for 720 beneficiaries that are working in the cash for work activities in the target 12 villages namely, Harada, Bilcileh, Hajisaalax, Mulaaxo, Goroyo-ood, Balicilmi, Jameecaadka, Balisamater, Cadawyuuarara, Odweyne, Ceelxume and kaladhac. The hand tools consisted of 720 sets and each set consisted […]

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Self Help Group Approach (SHG) Launching Ceremony

Self Help Group Approach (SHG) is a successful instrument for combating poverty in a sustainable way. It empowers the very poor people of the communities socially and economically to live a life of dignity with their families and community. The Self Help Group (SHG) is breakthrough of changing dependency on […]


Drought impact mitigation: Seed distribution and tillage hours

Droughts are major constraints to rain-fed agricultural production in the project areas and this year, it had obvious implications on food security. Due to prolonged dry seasons, Rapid Vulnerability Assessment was carried out in the project sites farmers and pastoralists in Gugux village were found most vulnerable. In response to […]

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Establishment of Mini-Nurseries

Reducing Vulnerability and Building Community Resilience to Climate Change Effects in Somaliland Project team made field visits   to identify nursery plots   and agree the administrative aspect of mini nurseries with district and regional MoP&RD representatives in Burao and Sheikh building on increased capacity of local stakeholders the project also shows […]


Candlelight Erigavo Primary School

Candlelight Erigavo Primary School was established after ISF and NRC withdraw from education projects in Erigavo Candlelight Vocational Skills Centre. Candlelight management team together with RR have decided to open a primary school from grade1-4 in which we felt the demand at this particular grades is relatively high. Beginning of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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