For the past four years, this Rohingya mother living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh has been able to count on the support of HI to help her two daughters with disabilities become more autonomous.
Ambika Sharma has been working as a Prosthetist and Orthotist for more than 10 years. We recently sat down with Ambika to see what life is like as a P&O in Nepal.
Prabin knows no limits! 30 January 2023
Prabin, 6, was born without the lower part of his right leg. HI met him 5 years ago when the family was referred to a rehabilitation centre in Biratnagar. Since then, he’s come on leaps and bounds.
A wheelchair that makes all the difference 30 January 2023
Daïsane was born with club feet. Supplied with a specially adapted wheelchair by HI, she can now move around on her own and play with her classmates at breaktime.
- Democratic Republic of Congo
Life-changing crutches 30 January 2023
Raphaël’s specially adapted crutches have made it easier for him move around and be more self-reliant – including walking to school by himself.
- Democratic Republic of Congo
Helping Milagros live life to the full 30 January 2023
In Colombia, HI is supporting Venezuelan migrants like Milagros. Our teams are giving Milagros rehabilitation exercises to help her become more independent.
Thanks to his prosthesis, Atilio has regained his independence 30 January 2023
In Colombia, HI is supporting Venezuelan migrants like Atilio who crossed the border with an amputated leg. HI has provided him with a prosthesis and rehabilitation services.
Hidayatullah was born with a malformation in both feet. His anxious mother was referred to HI's rehabilitation centre in Kandahar.
The day I stepped on a mine, my fate was sealed 30 January 2023
Marta Quintero has been part of HI’s demining operations in Colombia for seven years. She is working for the future of her country with an unerring determination born out of personal experience.
Jean Mario, an earthquake survivor, receives support from HI 30 January 2023
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.
HI supports malnourished children in Ethiopian refugee camp 30 January 2023
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.
“The floods destroyed all of our belongings” 30 January 2023
HI provides 2,000 emergency supply kits to the most vulnerable families affected by flooding in Pakistan.
HI helps Gatluak Muon improve mobility and wellness 30 January 2023
Gatluak Muon struggled with daily activities and felt isolated from his community. Thanks to physical rehabilitation with HI, he is already seeing progress.
A wheelchair for Freweyni 30 January 2023
HI regional logistics manager, Tilahun Abebe, shares the highlight of his recent visit to Tigray, Ethiopia.