CED vision is Somalia in peace without limited literacy skills, injustice and poverty where people respect human rights, law and order and every person experiences education, justice, dignity, security and equal access to resources.


CED is dedicated to improving the lives of the poor through education, humanitarian and development programs. CED works with local communities, institutions and persons in need in Somalia.


The Center for Education and Development will strive to achieve the following objectives:
To promote education, humanitarian and development and dissemination of knowledge in various fields to meet the needs of the Somali population.
To improve the quality of children's lives by caring for, and educating orphans, children from impoverished families, physically/mentally disabled children and street children.
To encourage the development of personal growth, intellect, creativity, integrity, acumen, leadership, self-reliance and skill enhancement of the Somali People through active participation in learning and provision of high quality education.
To expand educational facilities for transfer of knowledge and know how through the establishment of libraries by creating awareness on the importance of reading as a powerful tool of information acquiring and dissemination.
To support and improve the quality of the institutions engaged in education through school rehabilitation, the provision of educational equipment, furniture, textbooks and learning materials etc.
To introduce non-formal education and skill training to both rural and urban poor population without formal schooling with opportunities to further their participation in economic and social life, and in general their full integration in the country's development.
To work with the target community to improve the community well being especially the children, IDPs, retuning refugees, disabled people, women, minority groups, vulnerable poor and marginalized through the introduction of humanitarian and community based development initiatives in the areas of education, health, women development, food security, infrastructure rehabilitation, Income Generating, peace building, Human rights, demobilization of militia, capacity building and environmental protection.





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