Your gift can help stop the stigma of leprosy

Because people like Kashi shouldn’t be banned from their homes due to leprosy…

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When he was 7, Kashi’s leprosy was seen as a curse. As a result, he and his mother were treated like outcasts. Kashi was banned from his home and thrown out of his school. His community wanted him to leave the village.

The first ray of light for Kashi came from Christian workers at Anandaban Hospital. It was here that Kashi found treatment, healing, love… and his calling to others with leprosy.

“He is willing to touch us,” is what many patients say about Kashi.

Kashi has now worked at Anandaban Hospital for more than 28 years, caring for people affected by leprosy.

That includes patients like Kal, who lost sensation in his foot due to leprosy. So he did not feel it when a nail punctured his shoe—and his foot. A terrible ulcer was the result.

For two years, it would not heal. Kal found stigma in his own village. But under Kashi’s care at Anandaban, there was NO stigma. He cleaned and bandaged Kal’s foot with his own hands… touching a person with leprosy like Jesus did!

It’s only possible for Kashi to do this, in Jesus’ name, because of your support.

When you give, you’ll stand with us and with Kashi in this healing ministry.


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How your gift helps

  • Your gift brings healing and hope.
  • Your gift breaks stigma through love and hands-on treatment.
  • Your gift stops stigma with the message that leprosy is curable and not a curse.

Your gift today means you’ll help STOP stigma.

You’ll bring healing. You’ll bring hope. You’ll help others like Kashi and his patients.

Give now to STOP stigma and shine the light of God’s love into the lives of people affected by leprosy!

 Your gift stops the stigma and discrimination for people affected by leprosy

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Donation Amount: $0.00 Questions Are donations $2 or more tax deductible? Yes! Can I donate under $10 online? Due to increased security measures donations under $10 are not available online. But please contact us via phone TOLL FREE on 1800 537 767 (1800 LEPROSY) or +61 3 97890 0577 and we can process your donation Can I donate from outside Australia? Due to increased security measures we can only accept donations from Australian and New Zealand credit cards online. Please contact us via phone TOLL FREE on 1800 537 767 (1800 LEPROSY) or +61 3 97890 0577 and we can process your donation.

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We accept Visa, Mastercard and Amex. However, due to increased security measures we currently cannot accept payments under $10, nor payments made from cards other than Australian and New Zealand credit cards online. If you would like to make a donation $9 or under please call us TOLL FREE within Australia on 1800 537 767 or if you would like to donate from outside Australia, please call us on +61 3 9890 0577 and we can process your donation over the phone. Thank you for your understanding.

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Please note: Donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible.  Due to added security measures, donations below $10 can no longer be processed online. To make a gift $9 or less, please call us on 1800 LEPROSY (1800 537 767).  You can also choose to give via direct deposit into our bank account: The Leprosy Mission Australia Overseas Relief Fund account: BSB: 013225 No:297114729.
For donations from outside Australia, we recommend an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) using SWIFT. Please use this SWIFT code: ANZBAU3M
If donating via direct deposit, please include your name as the “Reference” and notify us at [email protected] so we can provide you with your tax receipt.

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