Providing Education, Health and Hope
Somali Hope Academy is a school in Bursalah, a small town in Puntland, Somalia that provides 100% free education to underprivileged girls and boys who would otherwise not receive an education. Currently, there are over 500 students (and over 50% are girls) attending Somali Hope Academy. Of the total number students, 41 are orphans and 283 are considered marginalized, needy or displaced. Three streams of Early Childhood Development along with Grades 1 to 9 are offered at the school. The Academy employs a headmaster, teachers and school staff (15 staff in total) and works in partnership with the local Education Ministry in developing and delivering the school curriculum. View our infographic.