Horn of Africa People’s Aid Northern Ireland (HAPANI) was founded in 2011 by a group of volunteers with the intention of supporting the self-actualization of individuals from, but not exclusive to, HoA in Northern Ireland.
Based on Botanic Avenue, Belfast, HAPANI foster integrative and healthy relationships with the host community and take an active, comprehensive approach to improving the lives of those from HoA and the communities in which they live.
Equality and inclusiveness are at the core of our vision.
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- Supporting & Empowering Individuals From The Horn Of Africa And Beyond In Northern Ireland
- Inclusive Support For An Integrative Future In NI
- Promoting The Support And Well-Being Of Individuals From The Horn Of Africa In NI
- Supporting And Empowering The Voiceless In Northern Ireland
Who We Are
Our Core Objectives
To develop independent initiatives that foster autonomy and participation among Horn of Africa individuals
To raise awareness within public services so they are able to respond flexibly to the needs of individuals from the Horn of Africa and beyond
To challenge intolerance towards individuals from African communities in Northern Ireland
To develop mutual support between Horn of Africa individuals, refugees, asylum seekers and their dependants, and members of the “host” community
To raise funds and resources for education and health-related projects in the Horn of Africa countries