Somalia: Fatuma builds her future from within a camp for the displaced

06 March 2015

Fatuma and her family fled armed conflict in Mogadishu and have been living in a camp for the displaced in Beletweyne city, Hiraan region in central Somalia for several years. The ICRC is helping vulnerable families in the Beletweyne camps with cash assistance through mobile phone platforms. Fatuma is one of 875 women who have benefited from the programme, which aims to ensure that pregnant and lactating women have some financial freedom to invest in a business and buy essential food.

See also how Fatuma is doing one year later: International Women's Day 2016 - Somalia: Fatuma's family escapes hunger