67 year old Narugopal is a living testimony to the long-term efforts of people like you through The Leprosy Mission. Transforming lives by defeating the tragic effects of leprosy.
MY TESTIMONY, By Dr Asha Masseya
Remember Sujadhe from India? You first met her in April.
When you have leprosy or a disability and live in poverty, your future job prospects are slim. In fact, you may lose your job because of the stigma of leprosy, or the disease may leave you unable to use your hands or walk properly. Not only that, but your children may also have trouble finishing school because your livelihood is gone and you cannot pay for books and uniforms.
Imagine you’re a child who looks a little different from the other kids. Or sounds a little different. Or you make involuntary and unusual physical movements due to cerebral palsy. Maybe you have a congenital birth defect - you were born that way…