Somalia at a Glance

USAID’s Stabilization Objective in Somalia: To increase Somalia’s stability through targeted interventions that foster good governance, support economic recovery, and reduce the appeal of extremism.

Peace and Security
Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS)
Total Estimated Cost: $115 million
Estimated Start- End date: 02/08/2010 – 03/21/2016
Promotes peace and stability in Somalia by building confidence in government institutions through improved services for the Somali people.

Democracy and Governance
Strengthening Somali Governance (SSG)
Total Estimated Cost: $22.8 million
Start- End date: 09/22/2014 – 9/30/2017
Supports political processes, parliament, and government formation.

Youth & Education
Somali Youth Learners Initiative (SYLI)
Total Estimated Cost: $39.0 million
Start- End date: 09/30/2011 – 09/29/2016
Empowers youth through both supply (education and skills training) and demand (economic opportunities, advocacy, and community service).

Economic Growth
Partnership for Economic Growth (PEG)
Total Estimated Cost: $20.9 million
Start- End date: 04/15/2011 – 08/31/2015
Promotes economic growth and stabilization in Somalia.

Joint Health & Nutrition Program (JHNP)
Amount Obligated to Date: $3.3 million
Start- End date: 09/27/2012 - 03/26/2015
Carries out maternal and child health interventions in marginalized communities across Somalia.

Monitoring and Evaluation
Somalia Program Support Service (SPSS)
Total Estimated Cost: $24.0 million
Start- End date: 08/1/2014 – 07/31/2019
Provides monitoring and verification services at the community level; conducts evaluations, assessments and analyses; and manages a data clearinghouse in order to assure USAID investments in Somalia are effective.

Engineering Support
Somali Engineering and Architectural Support (SEAS)
Total Estimated Cost: $0.87 million
Start- End date: 09/25/2014 – 09/24/2019
Provides construction design and oversight for USAID activities.

USAID Programs 2013 & 2014
USAID Development and Stabilization: $58.3 million (in 2014 only)
USAID/Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance: $102.9 million
USAID/Office of Food for Peace Assistance: $204.5 million

TOTAL: $365.7 million


Issuing Country 
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 1:30am