GETTING MINES OUT OF THE GROUND, FOR GOOD.

Sri Lanka

  • Sasi – An Inspiring Woman in Sri LankaSasikala (Sasi) lives in Ponnagar in northern Sri Lanka with her 9 year old daughter Kerishalliney and her 6 year old son Kaviyan. Sasi hasn’t had an easy life....
  • The Challenge of MuhamalaiMeasuring approximately 12 square kilometres, Muhamalai is the largest remaining mined area in the country and a persistent challenge for mineclearance.Previously coconut...
  • During the final stages of the civil war, the LTTE were pushed back into the Division of Puthukkudiyiruppu. The battle forced the residents of the local villages from their homes and into the homes...
  • In 2000, life changed dramatically for the residents of the serene fishing village of Nagarkovil. As the LTTE were pushed south out of the Jaffna peninsula by the Sri Lankan Army, the fighting...

Somaliland

  • Healthcare for Women and ChildrenQoryaale is a village of around 800 families, approximately 65km to the south of Burao city, in Somaliland. In 1989, during Somalia’s civil war, anti-tank mines were...

Colombia

  • HALO Clears Land for Colombian FarmersFinca El Roble, La Paloma, NarinoEight years ago, Jose Aldemar Sanchez and Margarita Gomez were forced to leave their home because of the conflict between armed...

Nagorno Karabakh

  • Make Norashenik village safe from cluster bombs - amount required: $11,000Norashenik Village, in Lachin Region, was hit by a cluster bomb strike during the war. A few years ago, Virab Shaboian found...

Angola

  • On a recent Thursday afternoon, while his little sister Tina held her mother’s hand and hid shyly behind a tall white stick, Daniel Antonio posed proudly with his family on their farm. The result is...
  • You would be hard pressed to find a more scenic town in Angola than Londuimbali. Londuimbali is located on a main East-West highway, 90km northwest of HALO’s operational headquarters in the...
  • “We didn’t know we had built our houses on a minefield”. Fortunately, it was just a metallic “clink”. The sound of the edge of an enxada (hoe) hitting a buried landmine. Alfonso Jose, a...