Somaliland Community Action Network
The Somaliland Community Action Network (SCAN) is a multi-purpose, non-governmental, non-profitable, established in the year 2005 engaged in promoting the community development with a focus on grass-root initiatives to alleviate poverty and human suffering and to assist them in restoring their stability, social change, economic improvement, development and empowering them to control their livelihoods. SCAN is a Somali word that reflects “local”. SCAN main aim reflects to serve the community in terms of social, economic, and environment promotional activities and to build a good socially responsible society. It also bound to look for the development of the rural poor and empower them towards their sustainability.
Since its inception, the society carried out many welfare relief’s, development and issues-based programs, especially for the empowerment of Somaliland poor communities, Women, Children, Youth, and Otherwise Abled. Displaced, Migrants and unorganized sectors through support and counteraction programs with a vision of programs of translating community empowerment into a meaningful expression of Social Action, Development programs, sustainable use of their already meagre natural resources.