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Sahan Relief and Development Organization is a registered charitable non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote sustainable social development in the Horn of Africa.

Sahan Relief and Development Organization has been designated as a charitable organization by the Canada Revenue Agency, effective December 07, 2005.

Famine in the Horn of Africa


The situation in Somalia is deteriorating; the UN warns that almost all regions of the south could face famine. It has been reported from the famine affected regions that  rates of malnutrition and mortality are increasing, and communicable diseases continue to spread.

According to the latest report by the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU), 4 million people are currently in crisis nationwide, up from 3.7 million reported in August. Out of these 4 million, 3 million are in the south of Somalia. FSNAU has warned that 750,000 people risk death in the coming four months if efforts to respond to the famine are not scaled up.

Please donate whatever you can to the relief efforts by visiting our donations link.  100% of the proceeds will go towards the relief efforts.

Sahan Relief is working with local and international NGOs in providing the much needed humanitarian assistance.

Text "AFRICA" to 20222 to Donate $5.00 


Sahan Relief in a joint effort with the International Relief and Development Foundation (IDRF) has launched a Canada-wide donation drive through the Text Messaging Donation Program.

Please donate $5 by texting AFRICA to 20222. The proceeds of the donations will be directed towards the famine relief efforts in Somalia.