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Yusra Adan

Yusra Adan

Protection and GBV Coordinator


About Yusra Adan:

I have more than 10 years of working experience. I have worked with different organizations holding different positions including management positions and other sectors where I was able to advance my skills such as support in proposal writing, and reports and also supporting other departments of the organizations like admin, Monitoring and evaluation as well as interacting with the community at the field level, I was able to design training for the field project staff and the overall workflow in the office.


GBV and protection Program coordinator with Active in Development.
(June 2018 to date)

Constituency Office Manager (Mandera East).

(November 2015 to September 2017)

Protection, GBV and  Nutrition  Programs  Coordinator,  Women and Child Care Organization.
(January 2012 to September 2015)

Elected member of cluster review committee (CRC) Somali protection cluster
Focused area of work: - Protection (GBV, child protection). 
(August 2010- September 2012)

GBV Coordinator and protection officer, Women and Child  Care  Organization (WOCCA)  based  in  Nairobi with Frequent travel to the field (Somalia).
(January 2010 to December 2011)

Work with Oxfam Novib and was Elected as the contact person for a local organization called Gender Empowerment and Development Organization( GEDO) - Based in Bulla Hawa -Gedo Region Somalia (2008)

Worked with OXFAM NOVIB as a Resource person in the
EMERGENCY PROGRAMME (March 2007-August 2008)

Capacity building on Organization development
(August 2006 up to February 2007)

Carried out organizational status research as a local
consultant of Oxfam Novib Advancement for small enterprise program (ASEP) - Based in the Gedo region. (May- June 2006)

































East Africa University Bachelor in business management (HR).

(2015 TO 2017)

Africa  Institute  of  Health  and  Development-  Diploma  of  Human
Resource Management

(2006 to 2007)

Africa Institute of Health and Development- Certificate of Human
Resource Management


Moi girls Mandera Secondary School (Kenya Certificate of Secondary

 (1996 to 1999)

Khadija ummul minimum Primary School as an upper primary student in
Mandera Kenya.

(1992 to 1995)

Bulla Mpya Primary School as a lower primary student in Mandera Kenya.

(1988 to 1991)

Professionals from different sectors near Mandera

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