Empowering Accelerating Unleashing

Somali Youths to new heights

Dalbile Initiative is part of  EU in Somalia‘s ILED investment in youth to accelerate socio-economic opportunities. Led by UNFPA Somalia thru local partnership


– IDPs

– Females

– People with disability

– Youth living in economic harsh conditions

– Youth living in rural area

Application Process

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Applications can be submitted online or offline. Target group is marginalized youth and information sessions

Shortlisting Applicants

Selection process conducted by the investment committee

Ideation Bootcamps

Qualified and expert trainers are recruited


The grant investment committee will first review all the applications


Participants will be partially met through their own contribution (30% of the grant amount)

Due Diligence Process

A grant agreement with clear deliverables and binding terms will be signed with participants.


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MEET Udgoon is a local company in Mogadishu founded by a group of ambitious youth

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MEET ROW COMPANY A youth-led startup that’s driving impact on organic waste

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Watch the story of Somali youth farmers and their startup that produces fruits and vegetables

Somali Youth Farmers

Our Mentors

Help us shape the future of Somali Youth

Empowering youth with the tailored trainings to unleash their full potentials and become leaders in the industry

Supporting Partners

Implementing Partners