Following a study conducted in 2019 in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, and at the occasion of the International Day of Education on January 24, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) alerts Sahel countries’ governments and international cooperation organisations on the exclusion of girls with disabilities from school. Worldwide, women with disabilities are three times more likely to be illiterate than men without disabilities.
Moïse, 15, lost his leg in 2010, when Haiti was struck by a powerful earthquake. With support from Humanity & Inclusion (HI), he has now been fitted with a prosthesis and benefits from regular adjustments.
After Haiti was hit by an earthquake on 12 January 2010, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) launched one the biggest emergency responses in its history. The organisation continues to provide support to the most vulnerable people today.
The COVID-19 crisis hasn’t stopped Humanity & Inclusion (HI) from providing people with disabilities with personalized follow-up.
When Covid-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020, Humanity & Inclusion mobilized its teams to help the most vulnerable people affected by the crisis. Providing emergency response in almost all the countries where Humanity & Inclusion works has been a major challenge, especially since its emergency teams are normally able to focus their efforts on a handful of countries or regions. Humanity & Inclusion therefore provided emergency response and adapted its routine projects to help all those in need.
The COVID-19 crisis hasn’t stopped Sreyoun’s mother and the Humanity & Inclusion (HI) team from finding ways to help the little girl progress. Seeing Sreyoun thrive is a dream come true for her mother.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) has adapted many of its projects in Madagascar to assist people with disabilities and reduce their vulnerability to the pandemic.
Trésor, 12, has been fitted with an orthosis and receives follow-up care from Humanity & Inclusion (HI) as part of an inclusive education project in his school. It has transformed his life.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) provides cash transfers as part of its humanitarian assistance. This new form of aid is vital in vulnerable countries suffering the disastrous social impact of Covid-19.
Milagros Chacin and her family escaped the economic crisis in Venezuela by fleeing to Colombia. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) has given them financial assistance to buy food and pay the rent.
December 3 marks International Day of People with Disabilities. They are often excluded from the rest of the society. The long-term impacts of COVID-19 threaten to exacerbate this exclusion even further.
Amie was born with a physical disability. She is now learning to read and write, with some modifications and adaptations.
With Humanity & Inclusion (HI)’s support, Dicko installs and repairs solar panels to support his family.
Cluster munitions have been recently used in the Azerbaijan - Armenia war. HI Armed Violence Reduction specialist Gary Toombs explains why this weapon is banned.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is helping the victims of Typhoon Goni in the Philippines by distributing temporary shelter kits and providing financial assistance.