Meet Horn Youth United Organisation chairm

"Assisting the community through different community based organization projects like education on reproductive health issues, girl child education, women empowerment and helping the disable community is my passion."

What inspires you?

I am inspired by gaining knowledge that will help me change the face of my society and the international community at large. Assisting the community through different community based organization projects like education on reproductive health issues, girl child education, women empowerment and helping the disable community is my passion.

Tell us about an issue that matters to you and how you became aware and involved.

Increasing number of refugees from Somalia because of the civil strife was of great concern to me. I was particularly involved myself with all my family members having been victims of the lawlessness in Somalia. The life in refugee camp was unbearable and I formed a group to empower and educate refugees and vulnerable members in society through different local projects.

Share your perspectives on what makes a good leader.

According to me, good leadership is, among many skills, shaped by good interpersonal skills, integrity and courage integrated with self awareness and ongoing desire to learn. My main perspective here is to create trust among my subject, support their initiatives and communicate with them to ensure that they are developing to attain desired growth.

Do you think TakingITGlobal can help you achieve some of your goals? Have we already?

TakingITGlobal Has already inspired me through interaction with the different members and education resources. Different strategies employed by the members to counteract their challenges were also inspiring in themselves. I have learnt more ways of growth and development that I employ in my group discussion and since I share a common goal with TakingITGlobal i do believe it will help me achieve my ultimate goal.


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