Afrima has lent its voice to the lingering humanitarian crisis in Somalia by partnering with UNFPA in line with its philosophy as an impact-driven social initiative.
As the much-anticipated 8th AFRIMA, tagged ‘Teranga Edition’ draws near, AFRIMA has launched the #HopeForSomalia campaign, which includes championing policy-stimulating petitions and fostering fundraisers, to help alleviate the harsh impact of the crisis on Somalians, especially Somali women and young girls.
Partnering with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in its advocacy and humanitarian efforts, AFRIMA has urged political stakeholders and people of influence to shower support towards the UNFPA’s aid efforts in Somalia.
AFRIMA’s President, Mike Dada, said “In AFRIMA, we abide by the ethos of family. We are one Africa, and whatever burdens Somalia should burden the rest of the continent
Commenting on this, UNFPA Representative in Somalia, Niyi Ojuolape urged the donor community to “urgently prioritise the support of quality SRH services, GBV prevention and response to help prevent death, disease, and disability for women and girls in Somalia.” to help achieve long-term development and peace in the country.
This year’s edition the Teranga Edition is scheduled to be held in Dakar, Senegal on January 12-15 2023.
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