A platform for Somalis around the world to share personal stories with a sideways image. E-mail: mmahmoud14@hotmail.com
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Yussuf Farrah

Here we have Yussuf Farrah in #Mogadishu, #Somalia. “My wife took this picture. It was nice timing because at that moment I had just stepped on a crab. We were both laughing so hard.

Horizon

Hey guys! So I’m going to tell you a bit about the organisation who facilitated me and this wonderful group to Palestine. Horizons is a international youth movement promoting global...

Trip to Palestine

So I was away in Palestine and I don’t know where to start or what you say. The first day was crazy. I’ve never experienced such hostility and rudeness from airport security in my...

Khadra Ali

Here we gave Khadra Ali in #NewJersey, #USA. “I was born in Somalia in 1988 but left for Kenya after the war, at first I didn’t know what to make of Kenya. Of course we had family...

Zahra Qorane Omar

Here we have Zahra Qorane Omar in #Mogadishu, #Somalia. ​”I was born in Beledweyne during the civil war, but we moved to Mogadishu when my father was killed in Beledweyne. Since that day I...

My Brain has too many tabs open

Hey guys! Apologies for not updating you on the situation. These past couple of weeks have been quite busy for me and I know that’s no excuse as I’ve promised to share with you...

Nasra

Here we have Nasra, a mental health practitioner at the National Portrait Gallery in #WashingtonDC, #USA. “As with many developing nations, mental health has been neglected in Somalia by...

Mohamed Hersi

Here we have Mohamed Hersi in #Minneapolis, #Minnesota. “I’m a 24yr old Somali-American painter and designer raised in New Delhi, India. After the Somali civil war broke out in 1990,...

Ladan Osman

Here we have Ladan Osman, a poet from #Chicago, #Illinois. Photo taken by Reginald Eldridge Jr. “Why are there so many men idle in homes, at the curbs of charity drives, in the grocery...

Nafisa Abdullahi

Here we have Nafisa Abdullahi at Bil-Kheyr Mental health hospital in (the capital town of the Middle Shabelle region), #Somalia. “There were a number of catalysts in my life that influenced...

Mahad Ahmed

Here we have Mahad Ahmed in an old aeroplane hanger in #Nairobi, #Kenya. “At Aga Khan Hospital, the surgery was set to start. I was 2 years old and I had difficulties supporting my body...

Mustafa Awale

Here we have Mustafa Awale in #London. “Born in Somalia, raised in Amsterdam, living in London. I have been blessed with a passion for connecting people, my people ‘ the Diaspora ‘.”