Reflections from Rwanda: Everything starts with a dream…

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by Vicdan Merter, Life Coach from Istanbul, Turkey.   My Rwanda journey started with a dream in 2015, where Arndt Soret, CEO of Humanium, I and couple of other friends gathered around a common stake: Creating homes for children! That was my first time I have created the possibility of going to Rwanda with Humanium’s […]

Children with disabilities

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The international community has made progress in grasping the experience of people with disabilities and safeguarding their rights. This article looks at the situation of children with disabilities in Latin America and Caribbean (UNICEF, 2013).   Understanding the context Children with disabilities are one of the most marginalized and excluded groups in society. Facing daily […]

An alarming observation: women are disproportionally affected by modern slavery

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On International Women’s Day, we at Humanium have decided to speak up about the urgency of female slavery around the world, and most particularly in Nepal where a community of young girls are exploited and whose rights are neglected and scorned every day.   Modern slavery impacts lives on a daily basis, everywhere across the […]

Senegal: Silence on sexual abuse in the school environment

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The right to education is essential in order to ensure a bright future for all children – and above all, this education must respect children and their bodily integrity. In Senegal, despite government efforts to promote education, difficulties remain, and many girls suffer harassment and sexual abuse from teachers and educational staff. Human Rights Watch […]

In India, our School Frees 80 Children From Forced Labour. Support Us!

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10 million children in India forced to work 10 million children aged five to fourteen are currently working in India. This situation affects their physical, mental and emotional well-being. Children in rural areas are more vulnerable than children of the same age in cities. The situation is even worse for the children of indigenous tribes […]

Our Impact in India

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Emilie Compignie, in charge of Development, talks about the success of Humanium’s first projects in India, where she measured the impact almost 10 years after their launch.       Sankarapuram Sankarapuram was the first village that Humanium and Hand in Hand supported in Tamil Nadu in 2009.   The Child Learning Centre was then […]

Humanium’s Child-Friendly Village Project

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Our Child-Friendly Village project aims to transform Perumbakkam by fostering a healthy environment conducive to children’s physical, mental and intellectual development. Our project is located in Tamil Nadu in southern India. The population in this region especially suffers from poverty, malnutrition, limited access to medical care, drinking water and the lack of healthcare. Traditional agriculture […]