“Hortência [the paralegal] accompanied me to the health facility, explained to the nurse that my rights had been violated and a HIV test was conducted that day. It was so good to have an answer, to understand why I felt the way I did. I was finally able to get treatment and to have my life back.” – Elias, Mucizo Village, Marracuene District, Mozambique.
“This project is important because you’re establishing citizenship rights. Passing the law is one thing. Making sure what’s written trickles down so that individuals get their passports and birth certificates in their hands is the real challenge.” – Khalid Hussein, Founder Council of Minorites, Bangladesh.
“Namati played a key role in the development of Legal Aid in Sierra Leone from drafting to enactment and development of key documents to support of implementation of the Legal Aid Act. With their unflinching support they helped move a process that seemed impossible”. – Olayinka Laggah, Justice Sector Coordinating Office, Ministry of Justice, Sierra Leone.