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RRDO is a registered non-profit local NGO headquartered in Garowe, Puntland Somalia. It was co-founded by Somali Millennial men and women from inside and outside the country. Their common vision, objective and values paraded them to set out for the formation of RRDO.


Here at RUKUN RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world a better place for the vulnerable in our community. Our decision-making process is informed by comprehensive empirical studies and high-quality data evaluation. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact on all of our pursuits.

"Your Transformation, Our Priority"

Our Mission

Committed to serve our community with passion by utilizing our expertise, skills, and resources through the provision of quality education, sustainable livelihood, disaster response programs while countering violent extremism, minimizing effects of FGM, GBV, Early marriage and eliminating systemic clannism in partnership with relevant Partners and stakeholders.

Our Mission

Our Vision

“Multi-generational progressive, transformative empowered Somali community.”

Core Values

  • Community Service

  • Social Justice

  • Transparency

  • Peaceful coexistence

  • Humility

  • Commitment

  • Work ethic

  • Gender equality

  • Compassion

  • Inclusivity


Target Area

The primary target area of RRDO is within the administrative region of Puntland State of Somalia as stipulated in the registration certificate. However, the leadership of the organization have a long-term vision and plan of widening the scope and area of work to other parts of Somalia, North Eastern Kenya, Djibouti, Southern Ethiopia and any other part of the world which has a large Somali population.

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