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Date registered: 26th January 2015

Latest posts

  1. Trip to Mall of America. — 2nd September 2017
  2. Parent Education Class — 7th August 2017
  3. Listening Session for Rochester’s Immigrant and Refuge Community. — 1st April 2017
  4. Rochester Full Service Community Schools Event — 11th February 2017
  5. Somali Rebuild Organization hosted a friendly basketball game at the local Rochester YMCA on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 — 22nd January 2017

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Aug 02

After School Program

Somalia Rebuild Organization is running one of it’s after school classes. SRO helps young students build the basic math, reading, science, and writing skills needed to succeed in school. The classes are held twice a week. The class was attended by many parents and older youth.  

Jul 18

Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run on July 17th, 2016.

Somalia Rebuild Organization hosted the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run on July 17th, 2016. The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run is an international torch relay that visits many organizations. The hope is spread the message of peace for a more perfect and brighter world. Now in its 29th year, the Peace Run, the longest torch …

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Jul 09

Ramadan Cup

Somali Rebuild Organization participated in the annual Ramadan Cup, Rochester, MN.  Eight teams have competed for the trophy. The Ramadan cup is organized by Daud Ali (Aideed) the chairmen of the Somali sports teams of Rochester. The teams that reached the finals were S&A FC and Sudan FC who competed for 1st place. S&A FC won …

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May 22

SMIF’s Prosperity Initiative graduates first 6 minority-owned southern Minnesota businesses

One of  Somalia Rebuild Organization’s goals is to improve and expand the Somalia small businesses in Southeast Minnesota. Recently SRO has worked closely with SMIFoundation to better assist the needs of the Somali business owners.  Part of SMIFoundations programs is the Prosperity Initiative and our executive director and founder was able to participate in the program and …

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Apr 09

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony |Tuesday April 5th, 2016|

Somali Rebuild Organization moved to a new location at 1700 North Broadway Suite 152A, Rochester,MN. Omar Yusuf Nur the Executive Director and Founder welcomed city leaders and Somali community members to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony. The Rochester Chamber of Commerce hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony because SRO is member of the chamber Mayor Ardell Brede cut the …

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Mar 21

Youth Intervention Program Association (YIPA) Quarterly Meeting of the Association March 11th, 2016

Somalia Rebuild attended the YIPA quarterly meeting of the association in Brooklyn, MN. Many organizations from greater Minnesota attended to serve the youth. The event was sponsored by Wells Fargo and it was great opportunity to network learn about other organization who have a similar mission as SRO.  

Mar 11

Minority Business Conference |March 4th, 2016|-Rochester Area Foundation

Somalia Rebuild Organization attended the “Minority Business Conference” presented by the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF). Somali Rebuild Organization partnered with SMIF to bring together minorities ranging from Somalian, Latinos, and others. More than 10 Somali business owners attended the conference to learn about opportunities that could enhance their business,

Jan 21

Youth Sports Program- Season Awards

Somalia Rebuild Organization hosted the end of the season final tournament from the 2015 season.  The white team won first place while the orange team secured second place.  The season MVP was Burhan Hassan and played well throughout the season.  The event was held at the YMCA on January 16th, 2016.  These youth had the …

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Jan 17

Somali Parent Education Class- Rochester, MN, January 15th, 2016

Somalia Rebuild Organization highlights one of their Somali Parent Education Class with key presenters such as Kevin Torgerson  the Sharif of Olmsted County and Lisa Weber from the Rochester Public School system.  The Sharif explained how the city, county, state , and national law enforcement departments work. He answered many important questions that Somali Parents were eager …

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Dec 31

The Director-General of Somali Immigration and Naturalization Department and the Somali Counselor at Washington D.C visit Rochester to Address the Issues of the Youth.

Somalia Rebuild Organization had the opportunity to be part of the welcome conference held in Rochester, MN on December 28th, 2015. The topic at the event included the development of Somalia youth among other issues. The Director-General of Somali Immigration and Naturalization Department, General Abdullahi Gaafow Mohamoud and the Somali Counselor at Washington D.C, Thabit, Abdi led the discussion. The most …

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