MRF is a local NGO based in Somalia and founded and legally registered in 2008.
MRF’s Mission is: Committed to promote youth, girls and women’s rights in peace,security, protection, social justice and sustainable development by empowering and capacity strengthening through advocacy, peace building, education, training and socio-economic development.
MRF aims to work with local and marginalized communities and displaced people in IDPs Settlements and Camps to realize their human rights and amplify their voices so they are included in decisions made about access to essential services. Its impact intends to be a significant and vital contribution to the poverty reduction, realisation of human rights and improved wellbeing of over 3 million people, with a focus on the most marginalized – including women and girls, LGBT people, ethnic minorities and people living with HIV.
MRF’s work falls under five major areas of intervention: Women’s Empowerment and Gender Development, Social Justice, Security and Peace, Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Aid and Global Health, Education and Community Development.