Puntland Network Forum

Puntland Network Forum is a non-profit organization registered with the Ministry of Culture and Social Services of the local government of Somalia to promote self-empowerment and personal development of young people at local, national and international level. Puntland Network Forum is established by young professionals working to improve the well-being of the youths in the community and has been operational in Puntland State since 2014.

Given the high rate of youth unemployment, the association involves young people to identify, create and develop new ways of self-employment through training, capacity building and partnering with financial institutions. Other emerging issues have been a high number of youths that are addicted to drugs, epidemic and lack of proper sanitation.

Puntland Network Forum is focused in engaging young people with the ideas of entrepreneurship and capacity building programs towards self-reliance. Our youth mentorship program helps engage youths especially girls to get empowered. The girl empowerment projects promote and create awareness for girl leadership and social development. The projects also help to nurture talents through cultural practices to enhance social cohesion among youths and this is an opportunity for the youths to learn various diversities of both intercultural and multicultural practices.

Our Mission
To support young people to make connections, get in touch with themselves, each other and institutions. and eradicate dependency among youths through nurturing talents, training, capacity building, and empowerment.
Our Vision
Puntland Network Forum is focused on empowering and developing youth to realize their potential.
Our Programs
Our programs help equip the youths in Puntland with various skills to enable them excel, through the experience of our staff and our mentors, we continue to enrich the global understanding of how to connect young people with hope, jobs, and a brighter future.

Our Programs

Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership

Puntland Network Forum help develop young people’s Leadership Skills so they have the confidence and authority to make a real difference in their lives and organizations they work.

Mentorship

Mentorship

Young persons gain knowledge and skills through our mentorship program. The program also provides key opportunities for youths to network.

Social Integration

Social Integration

Puntland Network Forum organizes cultural activities, these activities support creativity and self-expression but also work as a bridge for bringing together youths coming from different cultural backgrounds. The activities are based on the premise that cultural integration can assist in realizing a holistic social integration, both in terms of equal access to cultural goods but also in regards to reinforcing social cohesion.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Puntland Network Forum carries out Entrepreneurial skills training that provides supports and services that incubate and help women & youth develop their own businesses. The workshops help them on information on available loans or grants and providing more individualized attention to the development of viable business ideas.

Our Partners

 

10000
Number of Youths Targeted
3500
Number of Youths Trained on Entrepreneurship
1200
Number of Youths Trained on Leadership
4
Training Programs

GET IN TOUCH

  • +252 907798992
  • garoweyouth@gmail.com
  • http://www.pnetworkforum.org/
  • Garowe Street 21 Nugal, Garowe, Somalia