Crisis in Somalia: One Woman’s Response

Join Vital Voices for a roundtable discussion and breakfast, featuring Dr. Hawa Abdi

Her life-saving efforts started in 1983 when she opened a one-room clinic on her family farm in Somalia. As the Somali government collapsed, refugees flocked to her clinic, seeking food and healthcare. Today, she runs a safe haven camp for approximately 90,000 refugees, mostly women and children, who fled the fighting in Mogadishu. With her country in crisis, Dr. Abdi's work is more critical than ever. We hope you will join us to show your support for this remarkable woman leader.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM


Vital Voices Global Partnership
1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20036

To attend, please email 

[email protected] by Wednesday, August 3, 2011


Donations are gratefully accepted


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