By Philip Hamilton
Never have the words of The Leprosy Mission Prayer come so readily to my mind and lips… than on my recent visit to Nigeria.
Remember Sujadhe from India? You first met her in April.
I met Sita at The Leprosy Mission’s Anandaban Hospital on my recent trip to Nepal. She’s just 15 years old, and now the primary carer for her 25-year-old sister.
When Agustino’s sister, Nofia, was diagnosed and treated by The Leprosy Mission in Timor Leste, this family’s leprosy story didn’t just start or end there…
A young girl clings to her mother’s leg and turns her face away. I notice the spot on her face and ask her mother.