Iftin Foundation together with Education For All Somalia (EFASOM) has organized two day consecutive workshop (16th – 17th May) on national education budget tracking analysis for EFASOM Coalition members, other civil society members, and representatives from Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the Federal Government of Somalia. This workshop was intended for participants to acquire knowledge, situational understanding, and education sector analysis capacity on national budget tracking, in order to advocate the education rights of Somali disadvantaged people in the country who lack for their education opportunities to contribute peace building, social cohesion and economic growth.
This training attended 30 active members representing various organizations and institutions working on education advocacy and development. During the workshop, attended a delegate from OXFAM Denmark led by Byamukama Asaph Ivan, who is a Regional Finance Manager of OXFAM Denmark and discussed with the participants how important like this workshop to advance sector knowledge and civil society capacity in decision making participating, while praised Iftin Foundation role of expertise and cultivating with EFASOM Coalition members to be active actors, contributors and ambassadors of their operation field.
The training concluded successfully and participants requested to continue such these workshop on education budget tracking analysis and other education policy analysis and they requested Iftin Foundation and EFASOM to continue such these workshops in order coalition members to become skillful and professional people those able to handle their educational advocacy campaigns. They also thanked and appreciated to Out-loud project and OXFAM Denmark for their funding and support and they promised they will double their activities and operation on education campaigns.