Upcoming Events

APR: Through the Fire Film Premieres

The Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation is partnering with various supporters to bring the documentary, Through the Fire, to your city this April!

The film captures the inspirational stories of Dr. Hawa Abdi, Dr. Edna Adan, and Ilwad Elman, in their courageous work as empowered women to transform Somalia.

Dr. Deqo Mohamed, CEO of DHAF, will join in Q&A sessions post-screening to discuss with the audience what it’s like to bring peace and development to one of the most volatile places in the world.

Please join us at the following screenings. All proceeds raised will go directly towards our programs in Somalia.

Washington, DC: Tuesday April 1st at Library of Congress (details)
Chicago, IL: Monday Apr 7th at Lake Street Screening Room, co-host Heshima Kenya (tickets)
Seattle, WA: Wednesday Apr 9th at Tukwila Community Centre, co-host Somali Health Board (tickets)
Ottawa, ON: Sunday Apr 13th at Mayfair Theatre, co-host Human Concern International (tickets)
Toronto, ON: Monday Apr 14th at Centre for Social Innovation (Annex), co-host Human Concern International (tickets)
Atlanta, GA: Thursday Apr 17th, Georgia State University, co-host Somali Students United (tickets)

Stay tuned for more event details!

Through the Fire - FILM POSTER

Past Events

MAR 27: Lecture at Columbia Global Centres- Africa, with Dr. Deqo Aden Mohamed

Date: Thursday March 27th, 2014
Time: 16:00 – 17:30
Location: University of Nairobi

Dr. Mohamed will speak on the challenges her family has faced over the past three decades serving the most vulnerable population in Somalia. She will share their future plans and then take questions from the audience.

Her mother’s memoir,¬†Keeping Hope Alive, will be available for sale, and all proceeds will go to DHAF.

The lecture is free and open to all on a first-come, first-served basis, but you must pre-register to attend.

For more details and registration, click here.