Horizon is a Non profit Organization based in Hargeisa -Somaliland. It has been established in early 2007 by a group of youth volunteers of both the gender. This Organization was set up to promote and work as a voluntary to the social basic needs and the development activities in Somaliland. It works in a different social basic activities particularly it provide humanitarian care for the mentally sick people and the mentally Disabled people their basic needs and Rights in Hargeisa - Somaliland.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Horizon is focusing to reduce the repetitive problems of this stigma of the mental illness caused by civil war and jobless, to avoid the repetitive of this mental illness caused by the higher rate of unemployment among youth and the issues that are the mostly faced issues to the better and cured ones whose are leaving from the Horizon Mental Care Centers and who are ready to be back to the community and their normal life. Most of them are back to their previous cultures and habits with no plan.
How will this project solve this problem?
The project will guarantee to reduce this stigma and help the previously mentally ill people to acquire a skill necessary for getting employed or to establish their own jobs, and to provide caring/feeding and treatment to the current mentally sick people. So that the project is expected to eliminate the source of the problem and create a new opportunity for the target population. Also this program will make up the protection of the rights of the mentally sick people.
Potential Long Term Impact
The project will educate approximately 120/ course of 6 Months for the mentally recovered people which will help them improve their living standards, rise out of poverty, and be put back to their community in the future. They will be fulfilling their mission and dreams. Also this program make up the lives of the Mentally sick people approximately 75 person.
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.