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Appeal to Keep the Hawa Abdi Hospital Open

Appeal to Keep the Hawa Abdi Hospital Open

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Our Vital Voices Friendship

Our Vital Voices Friendship Vital Voices started working with Dr. Hawa in 2009, before the Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation formally acquired its 501(c)(3) status. Before 2010, Vital Voices was the only 501 (c)(3) charitable organization in the USA that accepted … Continue reading

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Support from Our Friends

DHAF graciously thanks Nicholas Kristof at the New York Times and Sarah J. Robbins at the Woman in the World Foundation for their continued support and belief in our work. Nicholas Kristof has recommended DHAF in his annual holiday-giving guide, … Continue reading

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Newsletter and a Warm Wish to Our Donors this Holiday Season

Newsletter and a Warm Wish to Our Donors this Holiday Season Haven’t subscribed to our mailing list yet? Do so here: Subscribe to our mailing list

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Camp Resettlement Operation

The Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation is currently in the midst of returning tens of thousands of refugees to their homes and is once again in need of your support! Over the last summer, tens of thousands of IDPs under the … Continue reading

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Waqaf-Dhiblawe School now in session

The Doctor Hawa Abdi Foundation is very pleased to announce that the Waqaf-Dhiblawe Primary School was finally able to open its doors for a new academic year last Saturday (which are Mondays in Somalia!). This is a school that is entering its … Continue reading

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Black Girls Rock! ’12: Social Humanitarian Award

Watch Dr. Deqo Mohamed’s acceptance speech for the Social Humanitarian Award on behalf of herself, sister, and mother, Dr. Hawa Abdi.

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Deqo Mohamed at Black Girls Rock!

Be sure to tune in to BET this coming Sunday at 7pm EST for the broadcast of the Black Girls Rock award. Our very own Dr. Deqo Mohamed will be appearing at this amazing event to receive BET’s 2012 Social … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Somalia’s Fierce Daughter

Read all about Dr. Deqo Mohamed’s extraordinary experiences in Somalia’s Fierce Daughter by Abigail Pesta on The Daily Beast.

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John Jay Justice Award 2012: Dedication to Dr. Hawa Abdi

Thank you to the John Jay College of Criminal Justice for putting together this moving video about Dr. Hawa!

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