Background information

Community Organization for Relief and Development (CORD) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that was founded in 1994 by a Somali intellectuals at the then war torn capital Mogadishu. The Organization was born out of need to assist needy people in Mogadishu who were suffering from unimaginable difficulties caused by the civil war at the time. CORD has over the years contributed to the relief and development of Somali people in almost every corner in the country. CORD is currently based in Puntland State in Somalia, especially located at the coastal city of Bosaso. The organization typically runs various projects including, WASH, awareness raising and skill training programs in the country. .

CORD Vision
Developed Somali community that enjoys peace, prosperity and social welfare .

CORD Mission
Our mission is to work for the realization of achieving dreams of development for Somali community through community empowerment, capacity building, human rights advocacy, youth empowerment, Education, environmental protection and economic reconstruction

CORD's Goal
Our Goal is to win the battle against poverty, illiteracy and negative development

Core values


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