Despite Somalia has had renewed terrorist attacks and suffer prolonged civil war, climate change including famine and draughts and lack of social health development mechanisms and common social insecurity since the collapse of Somali’s central administration in 1990 yet there is a little development effort still going on in across Somalia. In addition to that, the drawing of Somalia’s new federal member states, the 2011 professional constitution and the 2012 the real and the Independent Federal Government stabilization are the key national developments after the collapse of Somalia’s military administration as well.

Democracy and social development instruments are very low, it seems that Somalia will not be part of the nation’s going to reach and to apply by fulfilling all the Sustainable development Goals SDGs on 2030 due to lack of proper advocacy based social engagement and empowerments.

The prevention and countering of violent extremism, PCVE remains under-utilized specially in Somalia because Somalia is the most dangerous country to live without to be nonIslam even the foreign families from other Islamic department sun-believers like Shia cannot maintain to live in Somalia.   As result of that, on October 21, 2017 23 Somali Christian communities and  journalists from different regions in Somalia were come together at a hidden place in Mogadishu exchanged views and finally agreed to establish the Somali Christian Development Network (SOCDEN)) in order to  advocate social and political development, democracy and governance, social and economic justice, peace and justice, religious tolerance and interfaith dialogues, unity and reconciliation and other social issues that affect the entire Somali speaking region especially it was agreed to rebuild one Somalia unity and progress through the Gospel peace and harmony.

The Somali Christian Development Network (SOCDEN) recently started online Church Radio project better known as HEPO CHURCH Radio in which is hope Radio for the entire Somalia and will be an independent and interfaith radio channel but operates as Church. The project is something which is not possible in a jihadist country like Somalia. This is why the radio Church channel will operate from the Internet.

The Church radio channel want to sustain online due to the Gospel order by allowing citizens of Somalia to heal it and adopt. What it needs is some equipment’s and laptops. As well as capacity building workshops, and stationery fees For only €2000,- ($2400,-) HEPO Church Radio of Somalia. A channel where everyone’s vision and religion is welcome.

In addition to that, SOCDEN needs some amount of money overdue $3500 USD in order to make a print copy of the Gospel Bible holy book as Somali version.

Wrote by: Daud Abdi Daud, SOCDEN Coordinator and you can be reached at

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