The Darlington (Gacmadheere) Foundation has been set up in memory of Richard R Darlington who worked as a teacher and headmaster in Sheikh
and Amoud Secondary Schools from 1950s to 1971. Richard R Darlington had a great respect and admiration for the people of Somaliland. Richard Darlington came to Somaliland after the 2nd World War with the Somaliland troops . From 1950s to 1971 he served as a teacher and headmaster at Sheikh and Amoud, turning them into some of the finest secondary schools in the region. He left Somaliland just two years after Siad Barre’s coup d’état in October 1969.TheFoundation is a registered charity and its strategic objectives are:
and developing education in Somaliland.
financially or otherwise Somaliland students to get appropriate education
especially university education in Somaliland.
and educating the public the cultural and historical links between Somaliland and United
The Darlington (Gacmadheere) Foundation will be launched on Tuesday 12th
July between 6:00pm and 10:00pm at
Ealing Town Hall, New Broadway, Ealing, London W5 2BY. The Venue is just 5
minutes walk from Tube Station Ealing Broadway (Central & District Lines);
Bus: 65; 83; 112; 207; 297; and 607.
Thetrustees of the Foundation are inviting members of the Somaliland Community and
British Friends to attend this important event. The event will also be a great
historic reunion for the graduates of Sheikh and Amoud Secondary Schools
who are dispersed all over the world.
and snacks will be available and donations are very welcome for this unique and
If you would like to attend this
important event and for further information plse contact:
Ali Ahmed: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Mobile: 079580452984
Abdillahi Gulaid: email@example.com ; Mobile:
firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 01787 227500
Ropers Hall Farm, Assington Road,
Bures CO8 5JX