Category Archives: SJ HOMEPAGE

How to Make Your Own Somali-Inspired Spiced Coffee

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Want to (literally) spice up your coffee break? Make your own Somali spiced coffee today! This recipe is so easy to do, you’ll be making it every morning. If you’re wonder what makes it unique and worthy to try, well, it’s not steeped in hot water; rather, in hot milk! So, seriously, get your taste buds …

Somalia-Inspired DIY Projects

somali milk container

Somalia is known for its native crafts such as finely woven cloth, wood carvings, basketry, and gold and silver jewelry. It’s a country that thrives in the creative world. Palm leaves are woven into different objects—mats, baskets, and trays for winnowing grains and rice. The leather is also a famous craft. And because Somalia is …

What You Can Do to Help People Suffering from Famine in Somalia


Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart Food insecurity and shortage has long been a problem in Somalia even without the drought. But with the threat …