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Good news June 2024

Inclusion Rehabilitation
Somaliland Togo Venezuela

Good news from Humanity & Inclusion in June: rehabilitation in Somaliland and Togo, economic inclusion in Venezuela.

Portrait of Suhayb and his mother.

Suhayb is a 9-month-old baby who was malnourished, but is now stronger after a few sessions with physiotherapist Hamda Ibirahim Karsha. | © H. von Roedern / HI

Somaliland

“He has started to laugh and crawl!”

Living conditions in Somaliland are extremely difficult. Suhayb, aged 9 months, was suffering from severe acute malnutrition, which was delaying his physical and cognitive development. According to his mother, after a few sessions of stimulation therapy, he has completely changed and is regaining his strength!

Togo

Tricycles for greater autonomy

The lives of seven members of the Association des Personnes Handicapées des Lacs were transformed when they each received a tricycle. Today, they are enjoying their newfound freedom: "I used to have no way of getting around, I couldn't go anywhere. So I'm very happy now,” Essenam Komian tells us, delightedly.

Venezuela

Cocoa, the seed of union and sisterhood

Thirty women heads of household in the state of Apure have joined forces to produce cocoa, from the planting stage through to selling the beans. What do they have in common? A desire to learn and move forward together, for the sake of their families and the whole community. They are now rising to a new challenge – building their own premises.

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Lara, a disabled child in war
© HI
Emergency Rehabilitation

Lara, a disabled child in war

Lara, 8, has cerebral palsy. She is living the terrifying experience of war as a child with disabilities.

We want to live in security, peace and freedom: appeal by Jean, in North Kivu
© S. Lazzarino / HI
Emergency Rehabilitation

We want to live in security, peace and freedom: appeal by Jean, in North Kivu

More than 2.7 million people have been displaced by the crisis in North Kivu. In the camps for displaced people near Goma, the needs are huge. Jean Bahati, 60, bears witness.

In the midst of the fighting in North Kivu, Diela is learning to walk
© S. Lazzarino / HI
Emergency Rehabilitation

In the midst of the fighting in North Kivu, Diela is learning to walk

Maria and her daughter Diela arrived at the Bulengo camp for displaced people in February. The 2-year-old had developmental delays but thanks to specialised support, she is now beginning to catch up.