Imagine sitting at home without a job despite being a graduate, shunned by neighbours and friends, and with no confidence to carry on with life — all because you have a physical disability...
Munia has experienced unimaginable hardship and trauma in her young life.
Every day, more than 30 children are diagnosed with leprosy in India.
Fifty-five successful surgeries were carried out at Kothara Leprosy Mission Hospital in India recently, Hospital Superintendent Dr Asha Massey, reported.
The Partnerships, Advocacy Research and Training (PARTI) project in India that you support has helped build the self-esteem and advocacy skills of people affected by leprosy and disability in Tamil Nadu — thank you!
Prabhu used to think that being a person with a disability meant he should stay inside the house and be dependent on his family. But through the PARTI project, his “life is transformed”.