In Laos, many villages are still contaminated with unexploded cluster munitions and other weapons from the Vietnam War. Your gift today can make land safe and futures brighter by clearing villages and fields, and teaching local people how to spot, avoid, and report these weapons.
$75 can teach a class of children to stay safe
$150 can clear 100 square yards of land
$500 can provide a week of advanced training for a deminer
Handicap International's most prestigious awards include:
2011 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize
For our assistance to people with disabilities in situations of poverty, exclusion, conflict and disaster.
1997 Nobel Peace Prize
For campaign success with our partners at the International Campaign to Ban Landmines in creating the 1997 Ottawa Mine Ban Treaty, which bans the deployment, stockpiling, production and sale of anti-personnel mines, and ensures their destruction.
1996 United Nations Nansen Refugee Award
For our service to refugees as well as our contributions to the elimination of landmines.
Handicap International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (EIN/tax ID number: 55-0914744).
Contributions are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. CFC # 51472