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Dec 02

Community Dialogue


Somalia Rebuild Organization would like to thank the University of MN Rochester for hosting a panel of discussions for Muslims facing possible registry.  The purpose of the event was to provide a platform for meaningful dialogue. In addition the event showed the level of diversity within the community and to build a bridge between Muslims, …

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Oct 18

Somali Small Business Training

Somalia Rebuild Organization hosted the Southeast Somali Small Business Training event in Rochester MN on Sunday October 16th, 2016. More than 40 small business owners from the area attended the event. SRO has had Somali Trainers with Masters and P.h.D Degrees to give opportunities to discuss ways to advance their small businesses. The SMIF foundation …

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Aug 15


One of the objectives of Somalia Rebuild Organization is to help small bushiness in our community. SRO and other small business owners have had the opportunity to attend the Supplier Diversity Summit on August, 3, 2016 for the first time. The event was held at Mayo Civic Center and small business were able to benefit …

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Aug 11

Parent and Youth Education

The Rochester Somali Community has gathered on behalf of Somalia Rebuild Organization to discuss parent and youth education. The event was held at Rochester STEM Academy on Sunday August 7th, 2016. Key speakers at the event were: Don Barlow candidate School board and Rochester Police. policy oversight Commission P.H.D Jeanine Gangeness vice. President and Winona …

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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.  

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