SADO has graciously received technical and financial support from various funding donors through various partner organizations: European Union (EU) through Peace Direct, UNOCHA through Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF), USAID/FFP/OFDA through ACTED, Catholic Relief Services, (CRS), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), FAO, GIZ, UNHCR, UNDP, CARE, Oxfam NOVIB, Oxfam GB, FAO, Pathways/ UNICEF, Solidarities, Diakonia, The French Embassy, Embassy of Canada, and private/individual donors.

SADO is a member of Nexus – Nexus is a platform for civil society leadership in Somalia aimed at advancing a new community – driven model of partnerships promoting peaceful, thriving and empowered communities in Somalia and Somaliland. SADO is also active member of Somalia Education, WASH, FSL and Shelter and settlement Clusters. As well other networks amongst them Somalia South Central Non-State Actors (SOSCENSA), Peace and Human Rights Network, Somali NGO Consortium and East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders, EHAHRDP. Finally, SADO has a good working relationship with Government, Local authorities, Traditional Leaders and AMISOM