Photo: Women are waiting in a line at a money transfer operator.

Blog: Keeping the Somalia lifeline open: fragile progress

Each year, Somali migrants around the world send approximately $1.3 billion home to family and friends in Somalia. An estimated 40 percent of the population in Somalia depend on these remittances. This lifeline is currently under threat, but we are campaigning to keep it open.

Photo: Somali campaigners on 'Boris bikes' in front of a Barclays bank

Blog: Somali campaigners call for Barclays back-pedal

I was on my bike very early this morning to join a group of Somali campaigners who are calling on Barclays to keep open the cash lifeline to Somalia.

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