On Sunday, April 14th, 2019 a Closing ceremony event of the National Service training for Girls in Somaliland which was dubbed Shaqa Garan, was held at Amoud University, main campus.
The Guests of honor were Mr. Mohamed Hussein (Mu’adinka), Director General of National Service, Somaliland; Mr. Jamal Abdi Muse, Director General, Ministry of Parliament co-ordination and Constitutional Affairs, Somaliland; Mr. Osman Osman Abdi Mohamed, Director of Somaliland Roads Authority, together with Amoud university senior management team.
The Shaqa Garan was meant to last for three months duration that started Mid January 2019 and was to run until Mid April 2019. The Participants who enrolled for the programme included 70 Graduate girls from 5 different universities located in Awdal region, including 2 former graduates of Eelo University, 1 former graduate of Horn International University, 1 former graduate of Admas University, 1 former graduate of Adna Adan University, 61 former graduates of Amoud University, and 5 students with special needs (deaf students).
These girls were trained in Civic and Ethical education which consisted of three below mentioned modules:-
Other key points:
During the ceremony there were several key areas that were highlighted including:-
The Girls National Service trainings being conducted in various centres across Somalliland including at Amoud University in Borama, University of Hargeysa in Hargeysa, Burco University and Other Universities is parallel to another National Service training for about 1000 Boys being held in Dararwayne Military Training School.