Networking and Collaborations

IRCA already created and maintains the collaboration of governmental, private, non-profit institutions and communities at large in the targeted areas in Somalia to promote sustainable livelihoods among the most vulnerable communities in both urban and rural areas. IRCA is a member of both national and zonal sector clusters in Food Security and Livelihoods, Health, Education, Nutrition, WASH in Somalia. It has established cooperation with several Network and Coalition bodies in the region.


IRCA is working to gain the trust and confidence among the humanitarian actors in Somalia and trying to attract funds from various donor and INGOs. So far IRCA has the following partners;

Southwest State Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation
Southwest State Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs
Southwest State Ministry of Livestock, Range and Forestry
Southwest Ministry of Environment and Wildlife
Baidoa International University (BIU)
Southwest State of Somalia Diaspora

Funding Sources

The organization strives to rise funding from both the international and local donors to sustain its objectives and activities. It has developed accountability and transparency mechanisms in conducting in its own projects. The organization has very strict financial management policy, systems, and control mechanisms. It creates cooperation and working relationship with the local businesspersons and the international donor agencies.

It has fund-raising strategy plan that through program development proposals has so far attracted funds from:

Somali Diaspora Communities
Southwest Ministries of: Health, Agriculture, and Irrigation/Labor and social affairs
Individual Donors

Organizational Strengths

IRCA organizational strength lies within the skills, knowledge, and experiences of its member organizations.

Sound-vibrant and dynamic BOD and managing team.
Dedicated experienced members and volunteers.
Fully equipped head office in Baidoa
Good relations and cooperation with the government, private and non-profit institutions.
Support of well-wishers like renowned lecturers, doctors, teachers and professionals, etc.

Governance and Management Instruments

IRCA is having separate policies on the following issues:

Human Resource [HR Policy]
Safeguarding Policy
PSEA Policy
Board Governance Policy
Volunteers Management Policy
Financial [ Financial Management Policy and Accounting System Guideline]
Gender [Gender Policy]
General Office Procedures
Program implementation policy and procedures manual

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