Acting and campaigning in places where "standing tall" is no easy task
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.
We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
Together with local partners, we develop programs in health and rehabilitation and social and economic integration. We work with local authorities to clear landmines and other war debris and to prevent mine-related accidents through education. We respond fast and effectively to natural and civil disasters in order to limit serious and permanent injuries and to assist survivors' recovery and reintegration. We advocate for the universal recognition of the rights of the disabled through national planning and advocacy.
Generous donors enable Handicap International teams to make a real difference in 57 countries.
8 NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
There are eight national associations in the Handicap International Federation: Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Together, we mobilize resources and raise awareness of Handicap International beneficiaries and programs. Handicap International Federation implements these programs.