Our profile

Community Empowerment & Development Action (CEDA) is a Non-governmental, Non-political and Non-profit seeking National NGO based in Dollow district –Gedo region and has its head office in Dollow town and Sub offices in Mogadishu, Kismayu and Nairobi.

Our primary goals is to sensitize the devastated Somali community on various aspects including Health, Peace, democracy and human rights, eradication of harmful traditional practice and social Norms, HIV/AIDS, disaster and emergency preparedness and response among others


Our Mission

Raise community awareness and participation in the process of Development through research and support to the drivers of development within the community in order to alleviate poverty and improve living conditions.

Our Core Values

  • Accountability and transparency
  • Mutual respect and Commitment
  • Healthy Competition
  • Credibility and Responsibility
  • Trust building

Our Vision

Our Vision is that people should live their lives in Dignity and Fullness in a free and just society.


Basic /General Health Care

With the consultative support from stakeholders CEDA health center has provided basic health care with the provision of basic drugs and supplies from our health partners like World Vision Somalia and UNICEF Somalia.

Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH)

Through UNICEF (CLTS) project CEDA sensitizes the community on the need to construct simple latrines and use of hand washing tools in Dollow district and its surrounding villages which the project is operating under.

Child Protection and GBV

Through the Child Protection intervention CEDA in partnership with UNICEF provides services to cover child welfare and protect the right of the child to grow and participate as part of the community.

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