SOLUTIONS FOR HUMANIY INTERNATIONAL (SFH) is a Non-profit humanitarian organization formed by volunteer professionals in Somalia committed to the humanitarian principles of Humanity, Independent, Neutrality and Impartiality. SFH, with National registration had been operating as a non-profit and non-partisan charity organization to help the poor and the most destitute members of the communities in the civil war and famine ravaged country of Somalia for the last 10 years. However, with protracted Humanitarian crisis but improved accessibility in Somalia particularly areas controlled by armed opposition groups, SFH received state-level registrations in the so as to reach the hard to reach and under-served beneficiaries in South Central Somalia with a particular focus in Jubaland, South west and Hirshabele states. SFH’s main humanitarian response programs currently focuses in South-central Somalia to build resilience, promote gender equality, good governance and sustainable livelihood. SFH maintains a cordial partnerships with other International NGO’s in Somalia, Including -MAG UK (Mine advisory group), Arc Solution (USA), Warzone Initiatives, NIS Foundation, NRC, WVI and Forum SYD-Sweeden among others, as well as UN Agencies Including:-UNFAO (Project Numbers: SS/031/18 and SS/124/18 among others), UN-Mine actions services (Task dossier #-NG115-2014), UN-Migration agency (IOM) –( Projects # SOM/IMPL/SOM/SG/April 2017 & SOM/IMPL/SOM/DD/SEPT 2017) and UNOCHA/SHF. We also closely and In-directly work with others through third party or intermediary sub-granting Such as WFP.
As Organization, SFH has clear strategies and operational policies on how it conducts its affairs and interventions covering staff and personnel welfare, conduct and safety especially in emergencies considering the insecure environment in which the organization operates. The organization works at grassroots level to enhance the capacity of communities it works with to respond to their basic needs and advocates for their plights to elicit actions on their needs and interests in the international arena. It is for this reason that SFH has put together a number of intellectuals who have the skills and professions to consolidate its institutional capability in working with UN and international agencies operating in the region in delivering effective Services to the poor communities and collaborating as an implementing agency and information-sharing partner, the organization designs and implements its projects through participatory development model in order to empower local communities in addition to meeting their needs.
SFH maintains its Headquarter office in SOMALIA -KISMAYO city for regional level coordination’s, information sharing and Advocacy purposes. while maintaining other field and operational offices in other part of the Country.
Other field based offices:
- Mogadishu-Banadir region
- Baidoa-Bay region
- Balatweyne-Hiran region
SFH has a Board of Directors consisting of five (5) members (individuals). The Board is the decision-making arm of the organization charged with networking, fundraising, overseeing, and other important roles. The Board sits once every 3 month and in the case of extraordinary meeting, it may be called by 2/3 of BOD or the Chairperson.
SFH has an operating team of 44 permanent staffs in all its existing offices and over 300 contractual staffs. They are charged with the day-to-day actual implementation of projects as well as the maintenance of the secretarial activities.