Bringing help and hope through humanitarian aid

L.I.F.E. International is a registered charity (1142351)


L.I.F.E. International
Local Initiatives For Education

We work mainly, but not exclusively, in the Horn of Africa (Djibouti, Somaliland,  Somalia and Kenya) but have also worked in Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Our main office is in Djibouti, with a country office in Hargeisa (Somaliland) and Nairobi (Kenya).


L.I.F.E. (Local Initiatives For Education) International is a Humanitarian Aid Organisation registered in Nairobi, Kenya and working in the Horn of Africa since 1995. We are registered as a charity in USA (Missouri) and in England+Wales


Thank you for visiting our site. Please see descriptions of our work, reports on previous projects and our hopes for working with the people of the Horn of Africa.


Please contact us to make comments, ask questions or support our work.

UNHCR have featured one of our collaborative projects in their April 2014 newsletter which also has other interesting background on Djibouti.



Our GirlsRun2 project (see reports page) is featured in a film documentary Finding Strong which premiered at the New York City Marathon on November 2nd 2013 and is now on tour.