Cash for work Activities


COHF is helping communities in Somaliland to recover from natural disasters and conflict to generate income by rehabilitating their productive assets and enhancing their resilience. Our group-based approach that is gender responsive and conflict sensitive, COHF engages young men and women on cash for works as the preferred alternative livelihood option. The approach helps [...]

Wadatashi iyo Horumaar Project in Eastleigh, Nairobi


In June 2022, COHF partnered with; Focus Women Foundation (the funding partner) to implement a livelihood support project in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The project objective is to enhance households’ income of marginalized women through Income generating activities (IGAs) and capacity building on access to basic social services rights in Eastleigh, Nairobi Kenya with the primary target [...]

Rehabilitated water catchments with collection water


Cash for work activities plus unconditional cash transfer in Berbera district, Somaliland SUMMARY  Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Somalia and Candle of Hope Foundation,  jointly implemented Cash for work activities (CFW) Project in Berbera District, Wooqooyi Galbeed region, Somaliland. This commenced as planned with all stakeholders (Somaliland Ministry of Agriculture, [...]

Anti -Trafficking Issues


The project is about empowering and creating a space for women, and youth to advocate for their rights and strengthen their social organisations, focus on Women economic and political empowerment, reproductive health rights, FGM, and teenage pregnancy, and women and youth in combating of trafficking issues with focus on the prevention measures. ACTIVITY: [...]

Moyale Youth Peace Building Project


Projected period February- to March 2018 Donor: Private (Philanthropist) Project Description/Objective/Area Marsabit County borders Ethiopia to the north, Wajir County to the east, Isiolo County to the south, Samburu County to the southwest, and Turkana County to the west. Marsabit is composed of four sub-counties – Laisamis, Saku, North Horr, and Moyale – [...]

Farming in East of Burco: Wadamoo village


Location is Togdheer region of Somaliland; Candle of Hope Foundation is supporting the farmers in this region with skills training on irrigation farming and we are working in partnership with the owners of the farms to ensure that farmers are gaining skills of irrigation farming. This was done in partnership with Horn Gardens Company [...]

Population movement tract in drought affected regions of somalia in 2017


Somalia has experience many disasters including drought in 2017 and 2018. Somali migrants have also moved from their homes to urban areas and other countries because of the degradation of environmental conditions, which posed a threat to their livelihoods and even their survival. For example the pastoralists’ communities who are constantly in search of [...]

Women Empowerment Initiatives


Specifically designed to address the social economic needs of the youth and women with a focus on the marginalized communities. The special programs are tailor made to educate and inspire positive change for a better tomorrow for our youth and women. The women who attended our financial literacy seminar came up with income generating activities [...]