People you have helped
Written by Andrew Newmarch,
International Programs Manager, The Leprosy Mission Australia
Hussaini is 68 years old and is still working at a medical clinic in Nigeria. Its no ordinary clinic and he is no ordinary man – he has had leprosy all his life. The fact that he can sti...Read more
Mer Toge first realised something was wrong when he noticed changes on his face. His wife and friends also observed that his face and ears were thickening.
A trip to a leprosy clinic in Papua New Guinea’s Western Province soon confirmed his worst fears. Mer Toge had leprosy. Feel...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
“Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.” —1 Corinthians 13:7
Your great kindness is truly inspiring. Without your help, people affected by leprosy may be left vulnerable and lose hope, in their time of greatest ne...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
By Colin Martin, TLMA Board Member
The impact of leprosy on an individual and on their family is hard to explain to someone who has not seen it first-hand.
Over the last twelve years, as an annual visitor to The Leprosy Mission’s Anandaban Hospital in Nepal, I have met many p...