Hussein HASSAN


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Name: Hussein HASSAN
Organization: Urban and Rural Development Action
Title: Founder & CEO
Hussein Hassan is currently working as a Public Health Professional in Northern Somalia (Somaliland and Puntland). Having studied Public Health and have been working with different International Organizations and United Nations (UN) Agencies in Somalia over the past nine years, Hussein got a unique experience and skills in mobilizing resources for sustainable and community-led activities. He has been involved in the development of various Public Health polices and legislations in Somalia that has broadened his prospect. Hussein has outstanding persuasive, management and leadership skills, which combine his interest in community development and working with the community through transparency and accountable approaches. He anticipates bringing changes through the community-led total sanitation initiative in Somalia.

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This project opens new innovative opportunities for the Somali youth to address the root causes of massive youth emigration and their involvement in criminal activities such as terrorism and piracy. The project introduces a mentorship program that gives the youth an access to economic development.