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The Humpty Dumpty Institute is a unique non-profit organization Visit us at http://www.thehdi.org/
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|Mission||The Humpty Dumpty Institute forges innovative public-private partnerships to find creative solutions to difficult humanitarian problems through a series of unique programs. Cuurently HDI's mandate is to improve U.S. - U.N. relations, to support mine-action programs around the world and to help alleviate both domestic and international hunger.|
Since 2007, the Humpty Dumpty Institute has implemented about $20 million worth of development projects in Angola, Mozambique, Eritrea, Lebanon, Armenia, Laos, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Pakistan. These projects are sponsored by individuals, foundations and governments.
In addition, we foster dialogue between the United Nations and the following four communities, all designed to help the U.N. become an even more effective institution.
Here is a sample of what HDI has accomplished:
- Trained and equipped 100 UXO victims including amputees, female-headed households and ethnic minorities in Quang Tri Vietnam to grow and sell economically important mushrooms in order to improve their livelihoods.
- Funded expert team to clear 68,200 square meters of land in Quang Tri Vietnam contaminated with cluster munitions and unexploded ordnance.
- Fed 18,000 children in Laos for five years with daily nutritious snacks during school hours; repaired 148 schools providing them with clean water and latrines where needed; trained 540 teachers; and increased boys and girls regular school attendance in 150 communities.
- Removed 5,000 unexploded bombs from 150 schools and village areas in Laos making the land safe for travel, learning, building and farming.
Improved lives of 20,000 people in Sri Lanka through mine clearance; dairy and agricultural training; medical and public health services; water supply and sanitation; and school feeding programs.
- Upgraded 33 pre-schools, built two medical clinics, and ten model farms in Sri Lanka and used funds generated from the dairy development project to destroy 693 anti-personnel mines, 158 unexploded ordnances and 568 small arms ammunitions.
- Improved healthcare practices; trained teachers; operated mobile medical clinics; and conducted adult literacy and other “catch up” education classes for adults in Sri Lanka.
- Cleared landmines and unexploded bombs from over five million square meters of land in Angola, Armenia, Laos, Lebanon, M