Fardosa Hussein

Narrow Alleys of Xamar Weyne
Location: Mogadishu, Somalia
Nationality: Kenyan
Biography: Fardosa is a Somali Kenyan documentary and humanitarian photographer based in Mogadishu, Somalia. Her photographic work focuses on daily life, treatment of malnutrition, and the impact of livelihood programs on women in rural Somalia. She is... read on
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Narrow Alleys of Xamar Weyne
Copyright fardosa hussein 2021
Updated 04/08/21
Xamar Weyne is the oldest district with in Mogadishu and up until 1938 the city of Mogadishu was made up of Shingani and Hamar. The narrow alleys in this neighbourhood resembles those of other coast towns in East Africa like Mombasa, Lamu and Zanzibar. This series of photos are from my daily walks in those narrow alleys interacting with the beautiful people in the neighbourhood. 

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