Written by Andrew Newmarch, International Programs Manager, The Leprosy Mission Australia
Mer Toge first realised something was wrong when he noticed changes on his face. His wife and friends also observed that his face and ears were thickening.
Life member, Jenny Davis, was the first female Board Chair of The Leprosy Mission Australia (TLMA) just over 20 years ago. She combined microbiological skills with her desire to serve Christ in an organisation that stands with the marginalised people in our world. This month, we praise God and give thanks for Jenny and for all women who make an impact through leadership and governance in The Leprosy Mission Australia. This is Jenny’s story…
By Preeti Maharjan Research Officer & Volunteer
Thank you for giving hope during this COVID-19 pandemic! People affected by leprosy are even more vulnerable now than ever before. Many live in close living quarters crowded housing, in makeshift shelters within poor and dangerous settlements. Thank you for giving hope to people like Phisto (pictured above, left) and his younger brother Lawrence.
By Steven Meredith, The Leprosy Mission Australia Board Chair