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Ken Rutherford, co-founder of LSN, speaks to students.
Ken Rutherford, co-founder of LSN, speaks to students at a high school in Corona del Mar, California, about his landmine accident and the still looming threat of landmines to civilians around the world.

Ethopia: LSN's Economic Opportunity Program
Ethiopia: LSN’s Economic Opportunity Program is distinct in its focus on individual capability, not disability.

El Salvador
LSN helps survivors find jobs in their communities. We create matches between survivors' skills and the needs of the local marketplace.

LSN's impact in Mozambique is shown on the faces of the hundreds of survivors we have helped there.

Raising the Voices
LSN's Raising the Voices human rights and leadership training program has educated dozens of survivors from 36 countries.

Children Survivors of Landmines
LSN works with children to help them recover from the trauma of a landmine injury.

Landmine Survivor Ermin Jusufovic Overcomes Obstacles to Win Olympic Gold
At age 15, Ermin Jusufovic lost his right leg to a landmine. Today, the 24 year-old is a star member of the Bosnia-Herzegovina National Sitting Volleyball Team.

Princess Diana of Wales with LSN in Bosnia, 1997.
Princess Diana accompanied Landmine Survivors Network Co-founders Jerry White and Ken Rutherford to Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina, for the opening of the first Network office.

Ma'moon Abu Hidaib, Jordan
Ma'moon Abu Hidaib of Jordan stepped on a landmine when and lost his leg. He now works for LSN and provides peer support to other amputees.

Prosthetics restore mobility and quality of life to those who have lost limbs.

Peer Support
Peer support is a key part of how LSN works with landmine survivors.

Going for the Gold
On April 18, 2005, LSN-Vietnam participated in the National Day of People with Disabilities. LSN athletes—survivor-clients and staff alike—demonstrated the abilities of people with limb loss, and in many cases, they medaled in their sport.

Economic Opportunity
LSN's Global Economic Opportunity Program focuses on helping survivors succeed by connecting them to meaningful work, removing barriers to equal opportunity, and promoting systemic changes that ensure their reintegration into society.

Demining Bosnia-Herzegovina
Norweigan People's Aid works to demine areas of Bosina-Herzegovina.

Demining Jordan
Working to remove the mines from Jordan.

Demining Vietnam
Efforts to demine Vietnam.

Less than 10 percent of landmine survivors have access to proper medical care and rehabilitation. Please visit our Donate Now section and see what you can do to help landmine survivors around the world.

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