Transparent, accessible, and credible data has emerged as a key tool for safeguarding the integrity of democracy against conflict, corruption, and abuses of power. Data empowers civil society, journalists, and citizens to hold power-holders accountable and to expose and address corruption. The access of government information is difficult and opening of data to the citizens is unaddressed in Somalia. Bareedo Platform works to advocate, encourage and promote a culture of openness within the government, increase public access to government information.