Who are we?
From 21st January 2021 SOMALI SIMMA: EDUCATION, CULTURE AND SKILLS FOR THE DEAF is registered under the Company Act 2006 as a Non-For-Profit Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee - Company Number 13151083
Somsimma provides education opportunities for disabled children and young adults in remote areas. This young charity is staffed by Somali nationals inside Somalia and coordinated by a small team in London.
It, currently has over 7 years experience providing access to education for vulnerable children in remote communities. There are no other institutions that provide support for the disabled in these remote, isolated areas. Our charity particularly supports children of nomadic families who are most excluded from education.
Thousands of disabled children are prevented from attending school for various reasons.
Promotes and Develops
A culturally appropriate language Programme in remote areas of Somalia to benefit children and adults with severe communication
All disabled children/adults to access the national educational opportunity where they can develop to their fullest potential
A wide range of strategies in understanding the Deaf and Deaf culture within the hearing community through training and awareness-raising workshops
To secure license for the implementation and teaching of appropriate sign language
To find funds on behalf of the Deaf both nationally and internationally