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16 Feb 2018 description

Ten-year-old Aicha lives in Guinea-Bissau. She is energetic, fearless, and always on the move; running, playing, climbing as though life has no barriers. While at school, she's the life of the playground at recess.

So it’s hard to believe that only two years ago, Aicha wasn’t attending school at all. Difficulties with her vision and sensitive skin as a result of albinism meant that her parents felt it was best for her to stay at home. She interacted mainly with her family and lacked the confidence to make friends. That is, until she met Humanity & Inclusion.

15 Feb 2018 description

HI is improving health facilities for pregnant women and newborns in the maritime region of Togo.

Thanks to these interventions and others, neonatal mortality is expected to fall by 20% by the end of 2019.

In Togo, the majority of pregnant women and newborn babies do not have access to appropriate healthcare during pregnancy, delivery and the early years. Sadly, the consequences can be fatal—the infant mortality rate in Togo is high, particularly in the maritime region, and 398 in 100,000 mothers die as a result of complications during childbirth.

12 Feb 2018 description

Following ongoing clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 8,000 people have left South Kivu and are taking refuge in south-western Burundi. Humanity & Inclusion (which works under the operating name “Handicap International” in Burundi) is on the ground, assisting the most vulnerable, including thousands of unaccompanied children.

08 Feb 2018 description

Introduction

Globally, around 15 per cent of the population are living with some kind of disability. An estimated 13 per cent of people worldwide are over the age of 60. More than 46 per cent of those who are over the age of 60 have a disability.

07 Feb 2018 description

by Michele Lunsford

Following ongoing clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 8,000 people have left South Kivu and are taking refuge in south-western Burundi. Humanity & Inclusion (which works under the operating name “Handicap International” in Burundi) is on the ground, assisting the most vulnerable, including thousands of unaccompanied children.

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Jobs

48 entries found
20 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 04 Mar 2018 Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

20 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Mar 2018 Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

19 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 25 Feb 2018 Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity. Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

19 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 29 Mar 2018 Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion

ABOUT HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL GERMANY: Handicap International Germany, which is part of the global organization Humanity & Inclusion (HI), is an independent charity working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. They work tirelessly alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their basic needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. HI is organized as a federation of eight national associations: Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, UK and USA.

16 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 23 Feb 2018 Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity. Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.