ACDO is an independent organization dedicated to improve the lives and welfare of the people, not exclusively living in Somalia, but the entire Horn of Africa irrespective of race, religion, political ideology and or age groups.
African Community Development Organization (ACDO) is one of the National Non-Governmental Organizations registered and working in Somalia. It is non-profit making and non- political organization focusing on participation and partnerships thus contributing to the relief of human suffering by offering appropriate solutions to the humanitarian catastrophe in Somalia.
ACDO was founded in 2010 in Mogadishu district Banadir region Somalia by a group of Somali intellectuals who placed their views, ideas, knowledge and strength jointly in order to serve the Somali vulnerable populations who live under abject poverty, insecurity and illiteracy. The headquarter of the organization is in Mogadishu district and has other branch office in Baidoa, Dinsor and Kismayo districts as well as liaison offices in Nairobi.