Centre for Research and Integrated Development (CeRID) is a non-governmental organization that was founded in 2005. It is respectively registered in Somalia and Kenya and has field operations in the Jubbaland and Southwest states of Somalia. CeRID has its headquarters in Belet Hawa town bordering Mandera Kenya from where it provides programme and logistical support to field offices in Luuq, Bardere and Kismayo and runs a liaison office in Nairobi, Kenya.
Vision: CeRID envisions peaceful and self-reliant communities in the Horn of Africa region.
Mission: CeRID’s mission is to act as an agent of change for peaceful and self-reliant communities through implementation of programmes in education and skills development, environment and NRM, economic empowerment and livelihoods, WASH, peace building and conflict transformation, and equity and women empowerment.
Values: Creativity, Equity, Relevance, Integrity, Dignity