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Worldwide impact

Humanity & Inclusion's global impact in figures.

Fymee learning to walk again on her new artificial leg, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Fymee learning to walk again on her new artificial leg, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. | © William Daniels/HI

Thanks to individual supporters just like you, Humanity & Inclusion supports disabled and vulnerable people in around 60 countries affected by conflict, disaster and poverty.

As well as our amazing donors, we also rely on the dedication of our 3,178 staff around the world, including 2,522 local staff.

Since HI was founded in 1982, our work has benefitted several million people worldwide.

The difference we make together

Here is the number of people directly benefitting* from our work:

Rehabilitation: 132,774

Health: 915,608

Inclusion: 223,779

Basic needs (water, sanitation, shelter, livelihoods): 235,679 

Action against landmines and explosive remnants of war: 559,534 

* 2016 figures. People may be counted more than once if they have directly benefitted from more than one service or activity. Data don't take into account all HI's activities.

Who we help

Our actions focus on the most vulnerable groups in the poorest countries of the world. Your support will directly impact:

  • People with disabilities
  • Other vulnerable populations, such as injured people, isolated children, and older people
  • People exposed to the danger of weapons during armed conflicts and in post-conflict situations
  • Refugees and people displaced by crises, conflicts and disasters
  • People at risk of disease, violence and disabling accidents

Areas of action

Find out about the main issues we work on:

Our people

These are just some of the specialist roles that make up our dedicated teams:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic technicians
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech therapist
  • Deminer (weapons clearance expert)
  • Social worker
  • Disability rights campaigner
  • Logistics manager

HI Federation Annual Report

For more information about HI's global activities please download our International Federation's latest Annual Report:
► HI Federation 2016 Annual Report (PDF, 2.65 Mb).

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Our mission
© C. Billet /Hamsa Press / HI

Our mission

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.

Countries we work in
© B. Blondel/HI

Countries we work in

Humanity & Inclusion works across the world in countries affected by poverty, conflict, and disaster.

Disability: The global picture
© Jay Clark / Handicap International

Disability: The global picture

One billion people around the world live with some form of disability, making up around 15% of the global population. The vast majority of people with disabilities live in developing countries.