Sabdow Osman serves as the County Coordinator for RACIDA in Mandera. Prior to his role as a County Coordinator, Sabdow was the project manager for the Jamii Thabiti program aimed to enhance community peace and security in Northern Kenya through improved capacity of local security institutions and actors. He has Professional experience in Management, Program development and Administration of donor-funded projects. Sabdow has completed Bachelors in Computer and Business Studies from Kampala University and holds a Master of Arts Degree in social work and community development.
Abdi OmarCountry Director, Ethiopia
Abdi M.Omar is Country Coordinator for RACIDA Ethiopia responsible for overall program Management and coordination in entire Ethiopia programs. Abdi is also a DRR Champion and expert in facilitation of Participatory Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA). Before RACIDA, Abdi served Oxfam Quebec as a program Officer in larger Mandera district. Abdi Omar holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration from Busoga University, Uganda.
Omar SalahProject Manager, Wajir
Abdi Omar Salah is the Project Manager implementing the Jamii Thabiti Program in Wajir. Abdi Omar has had experience working with Wajir Peace as a project officer on cross border security mission where he liaised and coordinated activities with government, communities, local partners and other consortium members. Abdi Omar Salah also brings to RACIDA five years of experience as trained police officer.
Meymuna AhmedWajir Officer, Violence Against Women and Girls
Meymuna Ahmed serves as the project officer for governance in Wajir focusing on gender and the issue of violence against women and girls. Her previous experience includes her role as an Emergency program specialist for Women Empowerment & Gender Based Violence with Mercy Corps where she oversaw coordination and implementation of the project, and worked with the Ministry of Gender – Wajir office and Mercy Corps field staff to implement mitigation measures for sexual & gender based violence.
Umulkheir MohamedHead of Finance
Umulkheir Mohamed is the Head of Finance at RACIDA, and has worked at the organization sine 2005. Umulkheir works directly with project staff in development of project budgets, monitors and oversees budget control, handles all financial reporting to funders and RACIDA Board of Directors, and ensures RACIDA financial record systems remain in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.