1. Enforcing the Somali Script for the Written Language which has been regarded as the greatest achievement in Somali History.
2. Campaigns against corruption, laziness, tribalism and cleanliness
3. Self-help schemes and crash programmes, ranging from sand-dune stabilization to tree plantings. Every Somali had to contribute as much as seven hours-per-week of their spare time to construct government designed projects such as roads, hotels, office buildings, schools and housing.
4. Establishing the First Somali University
5. Educating 70% of the Somalis within five years after the commencement of the Revolution. Regarded by the United Nation as one of the most successful mass-urban literacy campaign ever recorded.
6. Nationalizing the import of cereals, fuel, medicine, films, export of bananas, hides and skins which sky rocked the poorly underdeveloped Somali economy.
7. Centralising the budget system for the first time in Somalia history which lead to a unified budget, incorporating the former central and regional budgets.
8. Taking over foreign schools and banning foreigners from employment in posts that could be filled by Somalis.
9. Freezing of prices
10. Reducing rents
11. Entering Somalia into the Arab League in 1974
12. Creating security courts to solve tribal clashes
13. Expanding the Somali Army Force from 10,000 before the Revolution to 60,000.
14. Modernizing the Somali Air force
15. Establishing the Somali Navy force
16. Created the first Somali National Bank in 1971
17. Abolishing private educations which lead to a substantial expansion of the school population at primary, secondary, and university level.
18. Phasing out all private medicine and launching a nationwide immunisation program.
19. Establishing of the first Faculty of Medicine which meant that Somali doctors could now qualify at home.
20. Extending and modernizing hospital services.
21. A concerted effort was undertaken to improve animal health care. This lead to an establishment of veterinary stations to set up and improve the condition of nomad’s livestock. Vaccinations against animal diseases were provided freely by the government and according to a Soviet observer, the inoculation of cattle increased by 100% after the Revolution.
22. Establishing training institutes for Animal Health Assistants. A step greatly admired by Julius Nyerere, an authority on African socialism, who remarked in 1974: “The Somalis are practicing what we in Tanzania preach.”
23. Somalia, for the first time, become the first governor in the African Union
24. Modernising the Kismaayo, Berbera and Muqdisho airports.
25. Leading a war for liberation of our homelands in 1977 where we defeated Ethiopia and captured the place in mere months until Russia and Cuba intervened.
26. Established the first Somali Institute of International Studies, where it provided courses about the Horn of Africa and Afro-Arab relations within the context of studies in international politics, law, and diplomacy.
27. Established the Somali National Academy of Arts, Sciences and Literature, which was the second most important institution after the Somali National University. This Academy has provided Somali language dictionaries, grammar books, Somali History, researching Somali manuscripts and culture.
28. Established the first Somali National Library.
29. Improved and expanded the Somali National Museum.
30. Provided educational scholarships to potential students
31. Provide the best education to students that wanted to enter army by sending them to the best countries known for their military education.