On 30th December 2018, SOYVDA was named as the best youth organization in 2018. we have been recognized to this award after our extraordinary activities towards serving our community. over twelve thousand people gave us their votes. since march 2017, SOYVDA launched and implemented several projects that had huge impact to the local community. our volunteer work was non-stoppable. we were continuously supporting our community, particularly to the underprivileged ones.
since eight march 2017, SOYVDA came up with new initiatives program to help the people. for example in march 2017, there was a massive drought that hit in different regions in Somalia. SOYVDA responded to the drought by doing fundraising activities around the villages of Mogadishu. through our membership contributions and the broader Somali community, we able to respond the drought. from there on, SOYVDA launched two annual programs. that is Iftar and Eid projects. these two projects aims to provide free Iftar meals and free Eid clothing to the less fortunate respectively.
in addition to 2017, we played an important role in helping Zoobe victims. we set up small scale business to around 32 families. in 2018, SOYVDA accomplished several projects like BAXNAANI and BADBAADI campaign. with 2019 approaching, we are again planning many projects that would have a great impact to our community.
Eventually, we want to thank every one who voted us. for sure, this award will keep motive and boast us to work harder than before in order to contribute a lot to the country.