Handicaps International

Who are they?

Handicap International is an international solidarity organisation specialised in the field of disability. Non-governmental, non-religious, non-political and non-profit making, it works alongside people with disabilities, whatever the context, offering them assistance and supporting them in their efforts to become self-reliant.

Handicap International is an international non-governmental organisation with the mandate to prevent and limit the impact of disabilities, by offering assistance to people with disabilities and those at risk of disability and supporting them in their efforts towards autonomy and social integration.

Handicap International has existed for 25 years. In 1997, the organisation received, as a co-founder of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, the Nobel Prize of Peace for its action in favour of the victims of landmines. Handicap International’s network has sections in 8 countries, including Belgium.

Since its creation, the organisation has set up development projects in 60 countries and intervened in multiple emergency situations. The Belgian section of Handicap International currently manages projects in 13 countries

Contact:

Handicap International Rue de Spa, 67 B – 1000 Bruxelles Belgium

Tel : +32 (0)2 280 16 01 Fax : +32 (0)2 230 60 30

www.handicapinternational.be