Shuraako News

Somali Remittances
June 16, 2017

Diaspora Investments Fuel Economies in Fragile States

JUNE 16, 2017—BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Today the world observes International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR), a day to focus attention on the significant financial contributions refugees, immigrants, migrant workers, and diaspora populations make to family members who remain in read more

Afsic
May 9, 2017

Shuraako Participates at African Financial Services Investment Conference

In May, Shuraako participated in a panel titled "Investment Opportunities in East Africa’s Financial Services Sector" at the African Financial Services Investment conference in read more

Private Investment Somalia
February 28, 2017

Shuraako and GEEL Partner to Expand Private Sector Investment and Create Jobs for Somali Women and Youth

BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Shuraako, a program of the One Earth Future Foundation (OEF), a U.S.-based NGO focused on creating a more peaceful world, signed a five-year partnership agreement with Growth, Enterprise, Employment and Livelihoods (GEEL) project, to introduce at least 40 read more

Somali Private Sector
December 5, 2016

Somaliland Government Eager to Support Its Thriving Private Sector

The first ever Somaliland Investment Forum-Hargeisa (SIF Hargeisa) was hosted by Shuraako, a program of the One Earth Future Foundation (OEF), in partnership with the Somaliland read more

Powering Progress Somalia
September 22, 2016

Shuraako Announces Powering Progress Fund

Shuraako, with Dahabshil Bank International and the Arsenault Family Foundation, have teamed up to create the Powering Progress Fund to give micro, small, and medium enterprises that are using renewable energy technology uncluttered access to financing.

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Voice of Africa
August 26, 2016

Shuraako Featured on VOA Somali

Shuraako's work and recent Somali Diaspora Investment Survey were recently featured on Voice of America (VOA) Somali. Director Lee Sorensen and Country Director for Somaliland, Abdikarim Gole, talked about the challenges Somali businesses face, and the importance of a reliable electricity supply read more

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