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Who we are

Himilo organization for development (HOD) is a humanitarian, non-profit, non-sectarian, relief and development organization that was established and registered in 2010 in Mogadishu in response to the humanitarian crisis and conflicts in Somalia.


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Who we are

Himilo organization for development (HOD) is non-profit making, non-sectarian, humanitarian relief and development organization that was founded 2010 as a local non-governmental organization (LNGO) in Somalia.

HOD operates in Jubaland, Galmudug and Puntland state of Somalia. Its top priority is to create an environment that is conductive to sustainable development by helping communities to secure peace, sustainable development and attain self-reliance.

Above all, the organization has operated quite freely in the area of operation with full cooperation of the local authorities – political, traditional and religious elders and women groups. The association’s operation cuts through the faulty and dividing lines of sub-clans and we are seen to be impartial and above all concerned with project implementation activities only. The objectives of HOD are pursued through a multidisciplinary and integrated approach that prioritizes awareness raising, information and knowledge sharing, capacity building, and program and project delivery based on local needs and existing potentialities, while fostering a synergistic approach among the various development efforts that may be taking place in a given area or community. We follow internationally recognized norms and ideals.


Create an all equal and a developed society where every citizen enjoys peace and sustainable livelihoods and capable of overcoming local challenges.


HOD is a nonprofit organization that works to assist people in Somalia by offering humanitarian services: shelter and NFIs, health and nutrition programs, agriculture and livelihood development, Water, sanitation and hygiene development, Child, women protection and advocacy, Educational development and Governance, Peace and Conflict Resolution.

Our Core Values


We strive to promote gender equality in the community and in workplaces.

Honesty and transparency

We value and uphold honesty and transparency in all our endeavors.


We act with utmost integrity and pursue our work in an honest and ethical manner.


As an NGO we strive and work towards sustainable development outcomes within the NGO sector.


HOD strives to create long lasting impact inside the communities it serves.

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