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Sundar gives back to his community after receiving support from people like you.

Sundar, 29, lives in the southern district of Rupandehi in Nepal, with five members of his family including two sisters with disabilities.

He is from the untouchable caste. They are the lowest social group based on the caste hierarchy in Nepal. Sadly, this limits his rights and ...

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The harsh reality of climate change affecting people with leprosy and their communities.

The stories that follow are part of The Leprosy Mission Global Fellowship projects. While not specifically supported by The Leprosy Mission Australia, these stories offer a clear representation of the reality for many people around the world. Those affected by leprosy and disabil...

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How climate change is impacting the lives of people affected by leprosy

 

June 5th is World Environment Day. The theme for this year is Only One Earth, focusing on sustainable living. Psalm 24:1 reminds us that:

the earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. 

Over and over God reminds us to look after the land so th...

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God made all the difference.

Mr Padang’s story, former patient of The McKean Centre, as relayed to Heather Smith, Country Leader Thailand.

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In 2022, no child should have leprosy.

Whenever I sing this beautiful hymn at church, I close my eyes and I’m transported back to 2011. I’m holding my much longed-for baby girl in my arms, singing these words like a lullaby to her.

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International Women’s Day

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that values diversity and inclusion. This is a world that The Leprosy Mission is striving to achieve for people affected by leprosy.

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