WHO WE ARE ?
Taakulo Somali Community Commonly known by the acronym “TASCO”. TASCO is a multifaceted non-governmental, non-profit making, non-political and non-partisan development and humanitarian aid organization established in 2007 and headquartered in Hargeisa, Somaliland and have regional offices throughout Somalia and Somali region of Ethiopia. Taakulo is a Somali word denotating “helping/aiding”. TASCO is dedicated to assist the disadvantaged people and communities throughout Somalia and Somaliland by engaging in development and related activities and also providing emergency relief assistance, resilience building, facilitating and promoting local community engagement and programs that emphasize self-reliance with dignity.
TASCO Organization was established to assist Somali community, to whom time has tested their resilience to the tipping point, drought and famine scavenging their livelihood, war and conflict avenging their economy on the other hand. Projects are basically based on the needs of the communities in which they are implemented where the beneficiaries always take part in the planning process. TASCO engages on a long-term commitment, partnership approach with the beneficiaries in implementing the Projects. The objective is to set up an integrated programs i.e. Health, education, Water and sanitation, Livelhood, Orphan sponsorship program, disability and children with special needs, peace building, improving food security in the country among others.
TASCO has successfully managed to build significant relationship with government institutions, UN agencies, International NGOs and grass roots, this cherish work of TASCO in terms of funding, complementarity, knowledge & information sharing. TASCO has a clean record with its donors, partners, government and affected communities.