Banadir Regional Administration
Installation of Solar Streetlight on 15 May, Manapolio and Russia Road
Workforce at the Start-point of 15 may road with visible signboard
Mogadishu is capital and most populated city of Somalia. Located in the Banadir region on the Indian Ocean
Almost three decades of war has destroyed important infrastructure of the country. The infrastructure of Mogadishu (capital city of the country) with estimated population of three million has been affected severely.
In 2015, during two (2) days of the community consultation process facilitated by the SFF-LD Project Implementation Unit (PIU), the local community and Banadir Regional Administration selected Solar Streetlights for three roads in Mogadishu as their priority project for SFF-LD support.
The local community consisting of 30 participants and represented different segments of the society such as youth, women, elders, minority groups, business community. The participants were selected by the local authority and aspired to have inclusive consultation process. At the gathering Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Banadir were present as representatives of the Banadir Regional Administration.
On 10th of June 2017, SFF-LD PIU contracted DEG-DEG Construction Group after a sound and transparent procurement process for the installation of Solar Streetlight on three roads in Mogadishu:
- 15 May Road
- Russia Road
- Manapolio Road
Installed Solar Lights, 15 May Road Functioning solar poles at nighttime
DEG-DEG Construction Group started installation work on the roads on 22nd of September 2017.
On 10th of October 2017, after a joint final monitoring site visit by PIU, Contractor and representative from Banadir Regional Administration, it was concluded that the installation works at three main roads 15 May, Manapoilio and Russia in Mogadishu, Banadir Regional has been concluded succesfully. Thus, 171 poles were installed.
Solar lighting across busy area of the road showing inspiring livelihood at 15 May road
Functioning streetlight showing movement across the road at late time Russia
Lighting across busy road showing movement at night at Manapolio road