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CISP's education programme PDF Print


Children and youth of Somalia are rightfully entitled to education; this is fundamental for the sustaining of peace and progression of the country's economy. CISP believes that education is the key for Somalia's peaceful future and economic development.



  • Strengthen communities, families, schools, mentors, and community Education Committees (CEC) to encourage enrolment, retention and progression
  • Provide sponsorship to vulnerable girls and boys for them to complete primary and secondary education
  • Construct/rehabilitate classrooms and WASH facilities. Provide furniture, learning materials and first aid supplies to primary, secondary schools and vocational centres
  • Support schools to provide a more gender sensitive environment for learning
  • Develop and promote extracurricular activities in schools for holistic development
  • Provide functional literacy, numeracy and vocational training together with mentorship for youth who missed out on formal education
  • Establish and support job creation associations
  • Support the Ministries of Education and Labour in running the vocational training department



  • 20,300 pupils (46% girls) in 35 primary schools benefiting from the programme
  • 136 teachers (43% women) supported with incentives
  • 34 female teachers trained as mentors to guide girls’ clubs and facilitate extra-curricular activities
  • 24 mothers engaged in education support groups to encourage school enrolment and retention
  • 140 CEC members (39% women) trained on education management
  • 100 youth (48% women) graduated from vocational training


See CISP's resources on Education





The presentation of the information in this website in no way represents the expression of a political opinion whatsoever on the part of CISP. Country, region, district and community names are used solely for ease of reference and do not indicate a political or territorial preference.The geographical names transcription is the one in use by UNOCHA.