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”.
Your support is making it possible for people affected by leprosy and disability in Nepal to generate their own sustainable income. And it’s environmentally-friendly too! Thank you.
For Gorle in India, his long journey with leprosy began over 18 years ago. He had been suffering from a fever when a Leprosy Mission medical camp visited his village and diagnosed his condition as leprosy.
When Suklal, a builder in India, first noticed patches on his arms and hands, and his fingers beginning to seize up, he thought it was due to the colder weather — as he worked outside a lot.