Vision and Mission
The Leprosy Mission was founded in 1874 by Wellesley and Alice Bailey, and their friends the Pim sisters to provide holistic support to people affected by leprosy. After more than 140 years, The Leprosy Mission is still committed to this central work. It is the largest and oldest leprosy-focussed organisation in the world. You can learn more about our work by seeing Leprosy and Your Impact.
Leprosy defeated, lives transformed.
Following Jesus Christ, The Leprosy Mission strives to break the chains of leprosy, empowering people to attain healing, dignity, and life in all its fullness.
Because we follow Jesus Christ, we value compassion, justice, integrity, inclusion and humility.