About us

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SOCO (Social Company) was founded in 2013. We were on the cusp of starting activites, when the political situation in the Kurdish-populated region disintegrated, which made it difficult to flourish in a time when the threat of ISIS overshadowed our work.This lasted for three years. We have had the good fortune to reemloystart our activities, and therefore registered the company anew in 2019. Jointly with its partner, Social company has a team of twenty-seven associated researchers, consultants, surveyors, project monitors, social workers and IT specialists, who together compose of young professionals, academics and experienced staff in the field of youth development, political science, international relations, economics, social sciences, education, business administration and media. SOCAIL is a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-lingual business,where diversity is respected and even more importantly, promoted.

Our vision

  • To be one of the best companies in the region to support other companies by providing their clients with advanced practical training, and training and marketing solutions.

  • To be the first choice of governmental institutions and ministries to train their employees in the field of social relations, and offer conflict-resolution training specifically adapted to solve problems in their distinctive fields.

  • A change in the negative to positive thinking in the minds of young people is one of our tasks, according to a new scientific approach in SOCO.

  • We strive to achieve our vision with the best professional competencies, along with the latest scientific methods and tools.

Goal

  • Enhancing self-dependence and youth empowerment.

  • Promoting learning, exchange experiences and business opportunities between the private sector and civil society institutions in Iraq.

  • Organizational development through capacity building, policy development, dedication of talent and professional human resources.

Values

  • We strive to be creative and innovative

  • We believe in team work and learning

  • We remain neutral and impartial.

  • We work for academic and professional credibility.

  • We endeavor delivering results efficiently and effectively.

What We Do?

We conduct research and surveys on key social, educational, political and health issues.

We provide organizational development through training programs and policy development services, as well as need-based customized trainings, coaching and mentoring.

We offer an incubator facility for youths who wish to establish businesses, doing networking, marketing and managing their business.

We supply manpower services primarily focusing on recruitment and service provisions, offering a wide range of professions including consultants, technical staff and talent youths.

We do event management, which include event organizers and facilitators, as well as logistic and administration.

With focus on social behavior, employment and education, SOCO rely on taking a specially-made approach, called HAWSANG. This approach is based on Aggression Replacement Training - ART, but a little different. Our approach, HAWSANG, work on three main goals; First goal is an approach to change extremist thinking in the minds of young people, who have been persuaded, involved or joined terrorist organizations (e.q. ISIS); The second goal is balance, which is intended for students during their primary/secondary years sin school, where we encourage them to establish a meaningful balance between school and family; The third goal is creating a curriculum for conflict resolution at work.

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