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

Capacity Building

Capacity Building

Our capacity building programmes aim to help youths obtain, improve, and retain the skills, knowledge, tools, equipment, and other resources needed to do their jobs competently.

Youth Empowerment

Youth Empowerment

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.

Media

Media

We use digital media and our Radio station to convey information on our programs for the youths and also information from government and other international decision makers.

ICT

ICT

ICT’s have a huge capacity for incorporation into different forms of community action, including social change, community learning.

Social Integration

Social Integration

We organize cultural activities that support creativity, self-expression and bring together youths coming from different cultural backgrounds.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

We carry out Entrepreneurial skills training that provides supports and services that incubate and help youth develop their own businesses.

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