“Everything one has belongs to God and therefore a Muslim is obliged to share the wealth with those less fortunate”

The Africa Relief Committee works in the field of urgent and emergency relief and the development of the needy, including health, education, and social fields. It was established in Birmingham, Britain in 1994 as a response to the famines that swept to some of the African countries at that time.

As its work grew and continued to provide various humanitarian aid, medical, food, social, and educational for the development of needy poor, and humble families, and people who were affected by wars and natural disasters including Somalia and Somaliland.

The African Relief Committee works in various relief fields

  • Health
  • Education
  • Food
  • and other Social services.

Our Vision

To be the first leading institution in humanitarian and that development work on the African continent

Our message

To build the human being and serve the Somali community socially, educationally, health, developmentally, and culturally through a package of activities, projects, development programs, empowerment and development, initiatives, and partnerships, according to the highest institutional and development standards, through local and foreign cadres with experience and high qualification in order to achieve sustainable development in the region.

Our goals

Contribute to the social, educational, and health development of the community.

Advancement and development of public, vocational, and school education.

Executing, managing, and operating charitable and development projects efficiently and effectively.

Developing the efficiency of public health services provided to the African community in both Somalia and Somaliland.

Raising public awareness of education and health issues.

Rationalizing charitable and endowment revenues, and ensuring the effective use of their banks to ensure the availability of funding and the sustainability of development.

About The Work Area

Somalia and Somaliland are African Arab Islamic countries located in the Horn of Africa region, bounded by the Gulf of Aden to the north, by the Indian Ocean to the east, by Kenya and Ethiopia to the west, and by Djibouti to the northwest, with an area of 634,000 square kilometers.

The projects and programs of the Africa Relief Committee are distributed as follows:

Somaliland, in the northwest, and is administratively separate from Somalia, its capital is Hargeisa.

Puntland province in the northeast, its capital is Growe, follows the federal government of Somalia.

Southwest Somalia, its capital is Baidoa and follows the federal government of Somalia.

Galmudug, located in central Somalia: its capital is Dusmareb and follows the federal government of Somalia.

Hirshabelle , capital is Jowhar, and follows the federal government of Somalia.

Jupaland, the capital is Kismaayo, and follows the federal government of Somalia.

Jigjiga, the capital of the southern Somali region and follows Ethiopian rule.

Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia and is the seat of the federal government.