News & Events

Welcome to Poola Volunteers Associationl's Official Website

0 Visits: 4377 | Thursday April 07, 2016 - 19:52:04
Poola Volunteers Association is very pleased to announce the launch of its first official website

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Scholarships help Somali girls cross barriers to education

0 Visits: 3943 | Thursday April 07, 2016 - 19:51:21
For 14-year-old Filsan Faisal Ismail, who lives in Hargeisa district, Somaliland.

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Education in Somalia

0 Visits: 3556 | Thursday April 07, 2016 - 19:21:03
During 20 years of civil war, more than 75% of public schools were either destroyed or closed in South and Central Somalia.

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POOLA Overview

POOLA/VOLUNTEERS ASSOCIATION has been involved in the assistance to the poor people, since its constitution in the years 94's. The Association is dedicated to a Somali lady who spent her life in the protection of the people in need especially children and women. She was named `Poola'; which means `pure': POOLA is a non-profit organization founded in 1990 in TURIN by the Somali Diaspora in Italy.POOLA works with others to find lasting solutions for poverty and suffering alleviation in Somalia and in particular South Somalia. In addition POOLA also acts as a bridge between local communities and international donor organizations. POOLA also mobilizes Diaspora to engage in the development of their country of origin.