Hasan was born in Somalia (Somaliland) and has lived in the Netherlands for the past 24 years, travelling back and forth to Somaliland to implement projects when needed. He speaks four languages (Somali, Dutch, English and French). He studied economics at the University of Somalia. He obtained a bachelor degree while in the Netherlands. He has worked as an Oracle database developer for 5 years. He has also worked as a test engineer for ABN AMRO (Dutch bank and insurance company) for 6 years.
He is the chairperson of the ADO foundation (Awdal development organization), an international NGO working in Somaliland. He is also the chairperson of SOMNGO (Umbrella Somali organization).
Hasan has a lot of experience in the field of community development. He has engaged in lots of projects in the field of education, health, social and economic development. He raised the needed fund from the Somali community in the Netherlands and secured additional contributions from Dutch organizations. Currently he is running an IT training center in Borama city Somaliland.
Hasan is the director of Extendedbits (Dutch company). The company focuses in providing IT knowledge and expertise and in creating employment opportunities for the local Somali IT graduates..
He is the current Director of Coder4Africa Somaliland / Somalia chapter.
The Somaliland Team
- Wednesday, 11 January 2012 15:16
- Ibrahim Cisse
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