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Former Al-Shabaab combatants graduate from Baidoa Rehabilitation Centre

“Today was the graduation ceremony for ex-combatants who have successfully completed the rehabilitation. The former combatants have undergone rigorous business classes, electrical engineering classes, among other lessons at the center. We expect them to successfully integrate and be part of their communities and carry out their own businesses. We urge those who are still in the bush to come and benefit from this program.”

“This is a good start for them and we are looking forward to support them in future. We are also in the process to provide reintegration jobs for them using funding from the Japanese government. The combination of these packages will provide sustainable livelihoods for the disengaged combatants to ensure they do not rejoin Al-Shabaab again, and be




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