Candlelight for Health, Education & Environment (CHEE) Somalia / Somaliland

Candlelight for Health, Education & Environment (CHEE) is dedicated to the improving the quality of life of the Somaliland community through the provision of education, the promotion of basic health care, training to an elementary level in environmental conservation, and the creating of employment opportunities through viable income generating activities.

CHEE was founded in 1995 as a not for profit organisation, dedicated to development issues in marginalised communities in Somaliland. The organisation’s programmes cover all Somaliland regions.

The organisation’s programmes focus on four areas of work:

  • Education
    CHEE is involved in many aspects of education – including school building, vocational training, peace education and human rights awareness.
  • Natural resource management
  • Humanitarian interventions during emergencies
  • Health