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What is COVID 19? 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019) is a new coronavirus strain first reported in Wuhan City in China. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory infections. These can range from the common cold to more serious diseases. More on Covid 19 in Somaliland


Candle of Hope Foundation (COHF) is a Local Non-Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and Somaliland formed and led by Women to address the most pertinent issues affecting the vulnerable members of the communities in Kenya, and Somaliland in partnership with relevant government agencies, donors and respective stakeholders.

The organization has been operational in Somaliland and Kenya since 2016 implementing humanitarian and development initiatives through community-initiated programs that enhance empowerment, sustainability and resilience. COHF promotes initiatives in various sectors including Health and Nutrition, Education, Livelihood, Governance (Peace Building, Women and Youth Empowerment) and Inclusive Initiatives targeting the Disabled persons.

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COHF’s scope of work has been incessantly fully fledged since its establishment. Currently, the organization’s interventions focus on mainly the following areas:

  • Health
  • Education
  • Awareness Campaigns
  • WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)
  • Women empowerment, protection and governance
  • Nutrition and Food Security
  • Peace building activities.
  • Anti -human trafficking


Candle of Hope Foundation together with Ocean Somali Community Association of East London have a vast experience in development and implementation of projects in Education, Health, job trainings, protection, Gender, Women empowerment, Governance and peace activities.