Happy Holidays!

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HATN is going to The Gambia!

HATN is expanding operations to The Gambia. Stay tuned for more exciting details.

 

You Can Build a School!

Success! You helped us raise $20,495. Construction has already begun.

 

GREAT GOURMET GIVE

Hosted annually every April. Stay tuned for 2019 details.

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Who We Are

Hands Across the Nations is a charity entirely run by volunteers.
We work with small rural communities in South America and Africa to provide development assistance.

We aren’t saviours, we’re partners.

Our Development Strategy

Our method is simple. We work with locals to build self-reliant communities through project-based initiatives. We partner with community leaders and help form community committees to ensure our projects are sustainable. We focus on creating lasting change to permanently enhance quality of life and standard of living.

HATN community partnerships help lay the building blocks of life’s essentials. We aim to make it easier for people to fulfill their basic needs so that they can grow from surviving to thriving. This strategy helps communities lift themselves up, so they can take control of their own futures. We don’t influence or assimilate other cultures. Our development work helps communities develop themselves.

We act on our strategy by focusing on three basic universal human rights: water, health, and education.

Bolivia, South America

Bolivia is the poorest country in South America. It also has the greatest indigenous population, where the majority live in impoverished communities and struggle for equal and fair access to public services. Almost 60% of the population is living in poverty. They need help.

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Bolivian Partner Communities

Mali, West Africa

Mali is a landlocked country that is located in sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of the poorest countries in the world. Almost 50% of their population lives in extreme poverty, on less than $1.25 a day. This is not enough. The people of Mali need external support.

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Malian Partner Communities

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Latest from Hands Across the Nations

Our News section contains stories produced by HATN volunteers. Each story is categorized as either a Project Report, a Community Perspective, or a Story from the Field.

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Schools and Clinics Built
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Water Filters Provided
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Latrines Installed
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Greenhouses Installed
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Partner Communities
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Volunteers