Since HI was founded in 1982, our work has benefitted several million people in more than 60 countries.
"Our determination to help the most vulnerable groups, including in extreme situations, has proven its worth. We have earned the legitimacy we need to combat certain now-illegal weapons – landmines and cluster munitions. This same determination drives our teams today and motivates their tireless efforts in around 60 countries."
Jean-Baptiste Richardier, co-founder of Humanity & Inclusion (HI)
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent charity working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We 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.
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.
Our work is based on the value of humanity. We include everyone without exception and champion each individual’s right to dignity. Respect, kindness, and humility guide our work.
We advocate inclusion and participation for everyone, upholding diversity, fairness, and individual choices. We value difference.
We are resolute and bold in our commitment to developing tailored, pragmatic, and innovative solutions. We take action and rally those around us to fight injustice.
We work in an independent, professional, selfless, and transparent manner.
HI's work has benefitted millions of people around the world.
HI's mission and activities are underpinned by a multi-annual strategy, principles of intervention, and a clearly-defined scope of activity.
We work in countries around the world running hundreds of projects in emergency, chronic crisis, reconstruction and development settings. The beneficiaries of our projects are people with disabilities and a broad range of other vulnerable groups.
HI's ten-year international strategy has 3 priority actions:
- Inclusion of people with disabilities and vulnerable populations.
- Inclusive emergency responses adapted to the needs of the population.
- Reducing the impact of conflicts on civilians.
The full strategy is available at: hi.org/en/our-strategy