Said Ahmed Hagi Hassan (President of the Board) & Mohamed Hassan Musse (CEO), Somali social entrepreneurs, founded Hamar Professional College in 2020 to conduct research & advocacy activities into/for relevant and context-specific Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), and to meet the demand for informal practical training programmes in business & human capital development to fill current and projected skill gaps, ensuring the workers and organizations have the training they require to serve the Somali nation well, which is recovering from multiple, ongoing, and overlapping crisis within the country.

The College is a registered Social Enterprise established in accordance with the Somali Civil Code. It has social objectives, which means that all its surpluses are reinvested in the College for the benefit of its trainees and the community as a whole.


To build  skilled and sustainable workforce or entrepreneurs and improve lives through vocational education, workforce/businesses development, training and skills development that support social and economic success for our trainees, partner/customer organizations, and communities across Somalia.


To be the leading Social Enterprise in Somalia for Research & Advocacy of Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to influence education policy/framework across all levels/sectors, and to offer informal professional training in business & human capital development.


Our mission and vision are backed up by our core values:

  • Integrity
  • Inclusion
  • Professionalism
  • Transparency for Accountability
  • Results orientation (Principled Performance)
  • Persistence
  • Service to others

Operations and the work environment of HPC are governed by a code of conduct incorporating those values through a compliance office.

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