ABOUT UNITED FOR SOMALI STUDENTS
USS is a driven, youth-orientated organisation created by students and young professionals to support disadvantaged Somali students across the world.
Established in 2010, USS is run entirely by volunteers committed to eradicating poverty and creating long-term solutions for Somalia and the diaspora community in the UK. As a youth-led initiative run by15 pro-active volunteers, USS is a firm advocate of youth empowerment, ensuring that leadership and confidence-building is at the core of all its programmes and encouraging the involvement of its peers.
EDUCATION IN SOMALIA
Access to formal education is limited across the country due to the non-existence of public school systems leaving impoverished families unable to afford private tuition fees for children. Read More...
GIFT OF EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
GofE is a unique sponsorship programme devised to support young, talented academics that are unable to afford university education due to financial restraints.
The Tutoring initiative introduces an innovative approach to assist Somali students academically alongside the delivery of extra-curricular classes. Read More...
QUOTES FROM OUR STUDENTS
Quotes from Khadijo Adam Barkhadle, Salaxudiin, Nima Abdikadir and other scholars.
SOMALI RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT FORUM
United for Somali Students (USS) is a member organisation of the recently formed Somali Relief & Development Forum. Read More...