Go to main content

News

share

HI supports Kabita in her dream job
11 August 2022

21-year-old Kabita lives in Banke, a district in Western Nepal. When she was a student, she had a road accident that resulted in a physical disability. Today, Kabita is a successful rickshaw driver.

  • Nepal

Taliban Takeover 1 year on: The situation is worse than ever and people with disabilities are the hardest hit
11 August 2022

Since the Taliban took power in Afghanistan, in August 2021, the humanitarian situation has dramatically deteriorated. 24.4 million people - 55% of the population - need humanitarian assistance (compared to 21 million in 2021 and 8 million in 2020).

  • Afghanistan

“In Kakuma, HI promotes autonomy for all”
11 August 2022

In Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, Racheal works each day alongside people with disabilities to help remove the barriers to accessibility and inclusion.

  • Kenya

Armed escalation in Gaza
10 August 2022

HI condemns its impact on civilians and responds to its humanitarian consequences.

  • Palestine

Ahmad lost his job after his injury, HI helped him start his own business
10 August 2022

After being injured in the Syrian crisis, Ahmad could no longer work as a manufacturing tailor. HI provided him with the training and resources to build a successful business from home.

  • Jordan

Pedro, upholsterer and leatherworker in Santiago de Cuba
10 August 2022

In Santiago de Cuba, HI supports the economic inclusion of people with disabilities. Pedro, who has hearing loss, has received a donation of equipment to develop his upholstery business.

  • Cuba

“Today, thanks to HI, I can follow my dreams”
10 August 2022

Fabián, 19, is an entrepreneur. He is benefiting from the livelihoods project run by HI in Santiago de Cuba.

  • Cuba

Ukraine: HI delivers aid to the last mile
9 August 2022

HI logistics experts in Ukraine support the NGO Save the Children to deliver essential humanitarian goods to the bombarded city of Bakhmut.

  • Ukraine

Avotavy regains her confidence
5 August 2022

Avotavy used to spend all day alone because of her disability. With rehabilitation from HI, she has improved her mobility and gained the confidence to make friends.

  • Madagascar

"I go wherever I am needed for emergencies"
4 August 2022

Virginie Duclos, 32, is an emergency rehabilitation project manager. She shares with us her daily work life.


Jordan: HI helps Jawad develop new skills
4 August 2022

5-year-old Jawad has difficulty communicating and learning new skills. HI is helping him overcome these challenges with learning-based home visits.

  • Jordan

Lithsouda: wounded by a cluster bomb at the age of 6
1 August 2022

Lithsouda lost her right eye and the fingers of her right hand in a cluster bomb explosion. HI comes to her aid.

  • Laos

Laos: Chue Por, injured by a landmine at the age of 18
1 August 2022

Chue Por lost his arm in a landmine explosion. With the support of HI, he is regaining his mobility.

  • Laos

Tok lost his leg after an accident at work
1 August 2022

Tok is 27 years old. He lives in the Huameuang district of Laos and wears a prosthesis provided by HI.

  • Laos

"People with disabilities have a much more difficult life than others"
1 August 2022

Mr Khamphong lives with a disability. In 2006, he underwent surgery on his leg for acute gout, but later contracted a bone infection in his ankle. Now HI is helping him.

  • Laos