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“Through the Fire” – Documentary screening

Written by admin on November 23rd, 2013

KAYD Somali arts and culture would like to invite you to a documentary screening of Through the Fire at Oxford House, Derbyshire St, London E2 6HG on Friday 29th November, 6pm-8.30pm.

Through the Fire shows a side of Somalia and Somaliland beyond the all-too-familiar news reports of piracy, war, and famine. It tells the stories of remarkable Somali women who risk their lives to run essential humanitarian projects that have sustained their communities through decades of conflict.

The documentary features three incredible Somali women living in Somalia and Somaliland. Dr Hawa Abdiruns a medical centre in Somalia and was a 2012 Nobel Peace Prize nominee.Edna AdanIsmail, is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs for Somaliland. She manages the ‘Edna Adan Hospital’ in Somaliland, which she founded in 1998. Ilwad Elman,a young Canadian Somali, runs Elman’s Centre in Mogadishu. Read the rest of this entry »