About Humanity & Inclusion Canada – Handicap International
Outraged at the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) aspires to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) 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.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent international aid organization. It has been working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict, and disaster for 38 years. Working alongside people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions, and promoting respect for their dignity and basic rights. Since it was founded in 1982, HI has set up development programs in more than 59 countries and intervenes in numerous emergencies.
HI is one of six founding organizations of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), the co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997, the winner of the Conrad N. Hilton Award in 2011 and two European Union Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid in 2020. HI takes action and campaigns in places where “living in dignity” is no easy task.
Worldwide Presence in 2020
420 projects in 59 countries
Direct & Indirect Beneficiaries
Direct beneficiaries: 3,969,593
Indirect beneficiaries: 12,975,481
4,705 people, including:
- 3,953 national staff on the ground
- 315 international staff on the ground
- 244 headquarters staff working for programmes
- 193 staff working in support services, fundraising and communication
Our annual report.
How your gift will be used
Your gift can be a lifeline to some of the most marginalized and deprived populations. In over 59 countries around the world, we will work tiressly to improve their living conditions, and ensure their dignity is preserved and fundamental rights upheld. We will take action and provide testimony, to ensure their essential needs are properly covered. You can make a real difference, transforming the most vulnerable groups lives, including people with disabilities.