Where do you currently work and what is your role?
I am based in Somalia, currently working with a local organization as a Program Coordinator.
How did you first become involved in humanitarian work?
I became a humanitarian aid worker to help vulnerable communities. Being a humanitarian means trying to save lives, alleviate suffering and maintain and protect human dignity.
Tell us the most interesting thing you’ve learned while taking your courses and earning HPass badges?
I am proud of all my HPass badges but to be specific I am proud of becoming a Humanitarian Learner of Year 2022 and HPass Community Champion. I recommend all courses to my colleagues and friends!
What badge are you most proud of? Which would you recommend more to a colleague or friend?
My goals are to develop a new skill set and workplace skills, to take up leadership responsibilities and to expand my professional network.
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Learning in the Health Emergencies Programme of the WHO
On 1st December 2022, we were delighted to celebrate that Learning in the WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE), was certified as an HPass Learning Provider after rigorous assessment against our HPass Quality Standards for Humanitarian Learning.