Safiya Mohamud Said Safiya Mohamud Said, Project Officer, Somalia Safiya Mohamud Said’s stories Somalia: A family torn to pieces August 11, 2011 Disasters take so many things from people; health, prosperity and hope can all fall victim. But no one can know what life has in store for them, and all we can do is carry on — just as women like Nadifo, who has struggled with some of the worst possible circumstances, has had to do. Somalia: Broader perspective from a bigger team May 4, 2011 Joint monitoring trips are the most exciting visits, in my opinion, to go and see Mercy Corps' programme activities. Somalia: A lot has changed February 16, 2011 It was a long journey full of rough terrains and sleepless nights while we were assessing the areas that have been hit by droughts in the Bari Region of Puntland, Somalia. Farmers and pastoralists lost most of their assets and suffered from lack of water. Somalia: Stitching together her place in the market February 9, 2011 It was midday and the weather wasn’t favorable. The heat was scorching and everyone wanted to be in the shade. Somalia: Encouraging local culture through peaceful change January 31, 2011 Somalia: Fighting for survival October 7, 2010 In my daily field supervision of programme activities, I encounter different scenarios about the people we support. Some are strong and challenging, while others are somewhat weakened by life's difficulties. Somalia: My introduction September 2, 2010 Life was fair enough when I got a job as soon as I finished school. It was my first time in the world of non-governmental organisations and there was a lot to expect in such a challenging environment.