Working with dignity: Zawadi’s story 11/17/22
Zawadi is living in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, where she manages a small business. Through training and mentoring, HI helped her to cope with the effects of COVID-19 and expand her business activities.
Jean Mario Joseph was seriously injured in the earthquake that struck Haiti in August 2021. His right leg had to be amputated. Today, he is receiving physical rehabilitation and psychosocial support.
In Ethiopia, children are increasingly facing food insecurity. HI uses stimulation therapy for malnourished children to prevent developmental delays.
Yentougle and Yenhame are 13-year-old twins. They both have vision impairments. Through HI's inclusive education project, they are receiving personalised support to help them continue their schooling.
HI provides 2000 emergency supply kits to the most vulnerable families affected by flooding in Pakistan.
As World Children’s Day 2022 approaches on November 20th, HI is calling attention to the high number of children still excluded from school because of a disability.
Assisting landmine victims 11/04/22
Assisting landmine victims is one of the principal obligations of the Ottawa Treaty. It is also one of HI’s founding principles.
Gatluak Muon struggled with daily activities and felt isolated from his community. Thanks to physical rehabilitation with HI, he is already seeing progress.
Perrine Benoist is Armed Violence Reduction Director at HI. She explains the progress of clearance, 25 years after the signature of the Ottawa Treaty against landmines.
In 1982, two doctors working in refugee camps in Thailand started helping survivors of landmine explosions who had been injured fleeing across the heavily mined border. There they met Gniep, a young girl who had lost her leg after stepping on a landmine. Gniep was one of the first children ever supported by Humanity & Inclusion. This is her story.
A wheelchair for Freweyni 10/24/22
HI regional logistics manager, Tilahun Abebe, shares the highlight of his recent visit to Tigray, Ethiopia.
Since October 2021, HI has been conducting humanitarian demining operations in El Cañón de Las Hermosas in Colombia, allowing communities to regain the use of their land.
Abdel was 16 years old when he lost his leg in a landmine explosion. HI has helped him rebuild his life.
Gaëlle Smith, HI’s emergency rehabilitation specialist, went to Ukraine to support the local teams in the country. She tells us about her experience.