Construction of Community Center in Qoyta
Qoyta is a small village situated approximately 20km from the Burao district with an estimated population of 1,500 households. The economy is mainly dependent on small shops and restaurants. The people living in this village are mostly Agri-pastoral communities who have small farms and livestock. The delivery of basic social services is generally limited in terms of access to health and education. There is a village Development Committee that is responsible for leading the community development activities. The chairman or head of the village is nominated by the government and he is the chairman of the village committee. This committee sometimes regarded as the village development committee (VDC) who are involved in community contribution activities. The village has no community center that is used for multi-purpose so, the village development committee has raised a need for the construction of a community center and the main problem for them to respond through crowdfund is the construction of a community center with the support of CARE and Shaqodoon which can women use their meeting to keep their privacy as women, also use as schooling for them run literacy and numeracy program which currently running under Tree this idea initiated by VSL groups exist in Qoyta and want to utilize crowdfund the total project cost is $9750; Care will be contributed 77% while the local community will be contributed 23%. This committee opened a bank account with the support of Shaqodoon for their community contribution.