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.
Kamali is a young woman in India. At 15, she couldn’t finish her schooling because she had leprosy.
Neelam is a shy girl living in a remote village in India, not far from a Leprosy Mission hospital. Her brother Mohan told us her story…
By DR MARY VERGHESE Executive Director, The Leprosy Mission Trust India
Executive Director of The Leprosy Mission Trust India, Dr Mary Verghese will be coming to Australia in January to mark World Leprosy Sunday and provide further updates to Aussie supporters.
Jubida is part of a leprosy community in India that relies on regular visits from a Leprosy Mission mobile clinic. “Every week I wait for the clinic to come,” Jubida told us.