In March last year, when the national lockdown was announced in India, we were all new to the disease. None of us knew how to best help leprosy patients. We distributed sanitation kits, face masks and food to the hungry. We raised awareness of COVID in rural communities.Read more
Over the years scientists have been researching the development of a leprosy vaccine. To date, there are unfortunately no vaccines proven to be highly effective against leprosy. We need to continue to pray for a breakthrough and wisdom for the researchers.Read more
Thank you for your prayers and support for people affected by leprosy during this difficult time.
Without your prayer support, people affected by leprosy may not experience God’s love through the care they receive. Your amazing Christian heart is essential to God’s healing minist...Read more
By Janice Caza, The Leprosy Mission Australia International Programs Officer
One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability. Persons with disabilities, on average as a group, are more likely to experience adverse socioeconomic outcomes th...Read more
Chandramma never went to school. But today she stands tall with her fellow Civil Society Organisation (CSO) members, inspiring them and actively enabling them to access their rights and entitlements as people affected by leprosy and disability.
Thirty-two year old Chandramma is f...Read more