IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
0
Donate
Follow
EN
TRY
Close
  • Who are we
  • What we do
  • What can you do
  • Login
Deputy PM Bozdağ inaugurates mosque in Somalia
Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ last week inaugurated a 450-person capacity mosque in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, which was constructed by the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation.
Africa, Somalia 09.03.2012

IHH has been carrying out relief efforts and aid projects aimed for the development of Somalia for about a decade. The foundation, which sped up its efforts in the country in the aftermath of a drought last summer which affected hundreds of thousands of people, is carrying out a wide range of projects in Somalia including food delivery, opening of water wells, provision of medical services and jobs to the locals.

Developing projects to meet the needs of the people in the region and providing jobs to the locals, the IHH is also opening mosques in poverty-stricken neighborhoods so that people can pray altogether.

One of such mosques, Yakup Asipi Mosque, constructed by the IHH in Rajo neighborhood in Jazira region was inaugurated by Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ who recently paid a visit to the country.

Turkish ambassador to Somalia Kani Korun, IHH deputy chairman Murat Kavakdan, Turkish Cooperation and Development Agency (TİKA) President Serdar Çam and officials from the Turkish Airlines (THY), Turkish Red Crescent and Religious Affairs Directorate also took part in the inauguration ceremony. 

Prior to the ceremony, Bozdağ received detailed information from the IHH officials about the foundation’s relief efforts in the region and offered his thanks to the IHH for its services in the country so far. Delivering a short speech at the ceremony, Bozdağ said the IHH has laid the foundation of a large orphanage in the region and the foundation of this orphanage was laid by himself.

The deputy prime minister also chatted with the orphans in the region who have been cared by the IHH for 10 years. At the end of the program, Bozdağ presented the keys of the houses the IHH constructed in North Shebelle’s Jamao village to the owners of these houses.

Related news
See all
The last terminal of "An Armful of Goodness"
The last terminal of "An Armful of Goodness"
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation continues to commemorate the 11th annual Orphan Solidarity Days (OSD) project with the theme "An Armful of Goodness". Many studies have been carried out for orphans and their families in Kenya, one of the countries where the initiative is executed.
Orphan
19.12.2022
54,000 loaves of bread for camps in Syria per day
54,000 loaves of bread for camps in Syria per day
Through a partnership between the IHH and the İnsan Charity Foundation, and with financial support from The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 54,000 loaves of bread are supplied daily to civilians living in camps in the countryside of Idlib province in northern Syria
13.12.2022
4 permanent works in Sierra Leone
4 permanent works in Sierra Leone
In West Africa’s Sierra Leone, IHH inaugurated four distinct buildings including orphanages, universities and mosques. The newly inaugurated permanent works are vital to the country's future.
Mosque-Masjid, Orphan
17.11.2022