Millions of landmines are buried in the ground in over 60 countries worldwide – remnants of war that injure and kill thousands of people annually and prevent communities from returning to normal life. Farmers can't farm; refugees can't return home; children can't safely play. So the Marshall Legacy Institute provides local communities with resources and training to free themselves of these hidden killers and care for survivors. MLI donates highly trained dogs to the neediest communities and trains local dog handlers to safely and efficiently deploy landmine clearance operations. The Survivor’s Assistance program trains doctors, prosthetists, and therapists in mine-survivor rehabilitation, provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to survivors each year, and works with local medical facilities to increase access to quality prostheses and therapy. Meanwhile, vocational training centers help survivors find suitable employment. MLI annually educates thousands of people about the dangers of landmines, and its CHAMPS youth sponsor mine detection dogs and raise funds to provide prosthetic limbs for survivors. In war-torn countries, your support removes fear, restores hope … and saves lives.
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