By ANDREW HARDING, Programs Assessor The Leprosy Mission
By TIM COLLISON, Engagement Coordinator - The Leprosy Mission Australia
Imagine you’re a child... and you just want to hug your mummy. But she’s died... and people avoid you because you have leprosy. You can’t hide the signs of the disease. People see the skin patches and your clawed hand. They’re afraid to be near you.
By JOHN OA, Volunteer The Leprosy Mission Papua New Guinea
Kamali is a young woman in India. At 15, she couldn’t finish her schooling because she had leprosy.
Neelam is a shy girl living in a remote village in India, not far from a Leprosy Mission hospital. Her brother Mohan told us her story…