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HI opens first ever inclusive playground in Teknaf, Bangladesh.

HI opens first ever inclusive playground in Teknaf, Bangladesh. June, 19 2018

HI and Ikea Foundation have constructed and officially opened the first ever inclusive playground in Teknaf district, Bangladesh. Since then,the playground has become a place filled with children, with and without disabilites, playing and laughing together.

Bangladesh

Gunshot injury: a traumatising experience June, 15 2018

Ahmed is 15. Injured in his right thigh just above the knee during a demonstration on the border between Gaza and Israel, he is currently care managed by an HI team. He will begin rehabilitation sessions once his wound has healed. He also needs psychological support.

Palestine

Addressing physical and psychological needs of refugees in Uganda June, 20 2018

Interview with Meryll Patois, HI rehabilitation technical advisor in Uganda

Uganda

Nepal earthquake: inseparable Nirmala and Khendo April, 19 2018

On 25 April 2015, Nepal was hit by a violent earthquake. Hundreds of kilometres apart, Nirmala and Khendo were both buried under the rubble. Rushed to hospital, they each had a leg amputated. This is where they met, attended rehabilitation sessions with HI’s physiotherapists, and learned to walk. Three years on, they are almost never apart and even go to school together. Their dream? To dance again.

Nepal
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