About Us

KRD is a local non-governmental, not-for-profit, non-sectarian, non-partisan, humanitarian, advocacy and development organization working to alleviate the suffering of poor and marginalized communities in Jubaland state of Somalia and support them to become self-reliant in addressing their problems.

Basis of Origin

KRD was established by a group of young and energetic people who were highly motivated and committed for contributing their time, skills and energies for alleviating the plight of affected people and the development and empowerment of socially disadvantaged and vulnerable communities in Gedo region, Somalia by addressing poverty issues and gender based discriminations.

Where we work

Somalia

Gedo

Bay

Bakool

Lower Jubba

 

A/C Name: Kaalmo Relief and Development (KRD) 
Bank Name: National Bank of Kenya Limited 
A/C No: 02042087688800 
Currency: USD 
Branch: Kenyatta Avenue Amana Center 
Bank Sort Code: 12-002 
Swift Code: NBKEKENXXXX 

Kaalmo Relief and Development

Kaalmo Relief and Development Organization

 

KRD’s Mission is to “alleviate the suffering of poor and vulnerable marginalized communities and empower them to become socially and economically independent”. 

The official name of the organization is KRD which is the acronym of Kaalmo Relief and Development.

 

 

 

KRD was established by a group of young and energetic people who were highly motivated and committed for contributing their time, skills and energies for alleviating the plight of affected people and the development and empowerment of socially disadvantaged and vulnerable communities in Gedo region, Somalia by addressing poverty issues and gender based discriminations. KRD was established in the year 2011, when Somalia was gripped by a drought which killed many people. In response for the natural calamity, KRD started mobilizing communities, local authorities, business people, civil society organization to participate in the campaign of saving lives and livelihoods of the famine affected populations in Gedo region, Somalia. KRD is a registered body. It is registered with thejubaland state Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, under “Article No: 54 of Somalia Civil Society Law No: 37 of 02/06/173.The registration number is 001087. It is also registered with the offices of the Governor, Gedo region and the District Commissioner of Belet-Hawa district.          

 

Vision

KRD envisions a "poverty-free, empowered and democratic society which is guided by the values of equity, transparency, accountability, inclusion and respect”.

Livelihood Support

The objective of this programme is to assist the community generate self- sustaining incomes through small enterprises. The Community Livelihood improvement activities include Planning and promoting income activities such as family farms, small scale farming and introduction of new farming methods and techniques.

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

The objective of this area of operation is to increase availability of clean water to the target communities through construction and rehabilitation of water sources, formation of water committees at district and village level, promote sanitation and hygiene.

Peace Building and Conflict Resolution

The organization, in a bid to bring peace and reconciliation in the region has mediated between two warring clans. The cause has been as a result of dispute over grazing land. All the stolen livestock has been returned to the respective owners and peaceful co-existence now exists among the clans.

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