SDC-International is also registered as an International NGO in the Republic of Somaliland and will soon be registered in Djibouti, Ethiopia and the Puntland State of Somalia.


The mission of SDC- International is to provide consistently excellent and accessible community services to all Somalis (and other African communities) in Boston, regardless of immigration status. These services help Somalis (and other African communities) in Boston, to obtain the basic resources, services, information and skills needed to build productive and self-sufficient lives in a new land. While strengthening the Somali community by promoting mutual assistance, cultural identity, and leadership, SDC fosters the ability of Somali individuals and families to advocate on their own behalf and Participate constructively in the larger community.