Mariam Hussein is a 52-year-old, displaced mothermother of five children. She was born in Gadarif State to a mother from Gadarif and a father from Nyala, Darfur State. She was first introduced to Almanar in 2010 in its adult literacy program.Read more
WHERE WE WORK
Almanar employs 35 staff as well as 10 MoH seconded staff ,40 volunteers health promoters and 80 volunteers paralegals running field activities in Jabarona, Wad el Beshir, Dar el Salam, Mayo, departure point of Jabarona, Haj Yousif camps in Khartoum state as well as in South Kordofan state in Altomat, and Altokama in Dilling localitiy.
Almanar helps women to form cooperative associations, earn living
Almanar Voluntary Organization signs MOU with the Ministry of Justice on Legal Aid
Almanar Voluntary Group addresses the Launch of Sudan HRP, 2015
On May 5th, the humanitarian community in Sudan officially launched the “Humanitarian Response Plan 2015” to provide assistance to 5.4 million people across the country with a total cost of over US$ I billion. The HRP 2015 will help National Non-Governmental Organizations (NNGOs), the main implementing humanitarian partners, in close collaboration with the humanitarian actors in Sudan, to respond in a timely manner to the most critical and acute needs.
EC, SIDA delegation visits Almanar , discuss EC funded activities
A senior joint delegation from the European Commission (EC) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has paid an official visit, on 11 February 2015, to Almanar Voluntary Organization premises in Khartoum and met with the Executive Director and other senior staff.Read more
Almanar participates in Common Humanitarian Fund workshop
#Almanar Voluntary Organization has participated, on 3 February 2015, in the workshop organized by the Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) – Sudan, on the standard allocation process and submission of concept notes for 2015. The training aimed to provide #CHF implementing partners with background on the 2015 CHF allocation process and practical and operational guidance on how to submit project Concept Notes using the Grant Management System (GMS)Read more
Almanar mobilizes volunteers to keep our environment clean
Keeping our environment clean and sustainable is one of the Millennium Development Goals #MDGs. #Almanar Voluntary Organization used to mobilize its volunteers and youth to participate in cleaning and health promotion campaigns in Khartoum state.
Photo: Almanar Voluntary Organization staff and volunteers participating in a cleaning campaign in Dar Al Salam - OmdurmanRead more
Almanr raises women awareness on the dangers of FGM
Nidal Kafi Tia is a farmer living in Eltokma village in Dilling Locality. Along with other women from her village, she has attended awareness sessions by Almanar staff about the harms of female genital mutilation (FGM). What she learned in the sessions convinced her to reject this practice in her own life; she refused to circumcise her three young daughters and does not plan to do so. Nidal and the other women who were enlightened about the dangers of FGM now use social gatherings to bring up this topic and discuss what they have been taught by Almanar staff to enlighten other mothers, grandmothers, and midwives in this area.Read more
Almanar 4th OTP center in Jabarona, Ombada Locality
On June 30th 2013, Almanar Voluntary Organization launched its 4th OTP (Outreach Therapeutic Program) center in Jabarona , Ombada locality to scale up CMAM services in Khartoum state and reduce under-five mortality rates through increased access to quality services for the management of acute malnutrition treatment of malnourished children and promoting their welfare .Read more
AlShuffa’a Alsoghar Radio Initiative
Almanar adopted Alshuffa’a Alsoghar initiative as one of the projects that furthers the activities of the OTPs in the delivery of health awareness messages to a larger sectors of women in the community. The goal is to lower child mortality through awareness on the 4 Essential Family Care Practices (4EFPs); exclusive breastfeeding up to six months putting children to sleep under insecticide treated nets, hand-washing with soap, and effective home-based use of oral rehydration therapy. To promote the importance of the 4EFPs, Almanar, in partnership with UNICEF and the Ministry of Health, sponsored a series of public service announcements for radio broadcast.Read more
May 7th OTP Visit of the Director of the Directorate of Voluntary Agencies (DOVA)
On May 7th Dr. Ibrahim Awad El Jack from the Directorate of Volunatary Agencies (DOVA) visited our Outpatient Therapeutic Programme (OTP) in Mayo, Khartoum. He was impressed by what he had seen, and wrote us a thank you letter, which you can see below.Read more
Alshuffa`a AlSoghar Initiative
Almanar Voluntary Organization has entered into a six month contractual agreement with UNICEF Sudan for Alshuffa’a AlSoghar Initiative for Reducing Under Five Mortality.
Introducing Nutrition Impact and Positive Practice (NIPP) Circles Concept
A pilot project for introducing the concept of NIPP in Mayo/Mandella in Khartoum State.Read more
Civic Education & Legal Aid
A total of 495 (359 females and 136 males) community members in all the areas of Almanar activities received basic rights, civic education and legal awareness sessions through the sessions held by paralegals in the different communities. Read more
Women Cooperative Associations
There are 7 women cooperatives (co-ops) namely; Mehara Bint Abood Co-ops – Jabal Awlia/Dar Assalam, Assalam Co-ops – Jabal Awlia/Guraa Assalam, Altayseer Co-ops – Haj Yousif/Dar Assalam, Algoroub Co-ops – Mayo city, Alandalos Co-ops – Mayo Mandella, Alselat Altayba Co-ops – Omdurman / Jabarona, Almotahedat Co-ops – Mayo city.Read more
Nutrition activities are conducted through two Outreach Therapeutic Program centers (OTP) in South Kordofan State, one OTP center in Mayo South of Khartoum state, the OTP mobile clinic for Children under 5 years of age (U 5 children) at the departure points in Jabarona – Khartoum state as well as Almanar feeding center in Omdurman Women Prison (OWP) in Khartoum state.Read more