The Leprosy Mission

The Leprosy Mission

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UK  ·  We are an international Christian development organisation focusing specifically on leprosy. We work in 12 countries across Africa, South Asia and East Asia.
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Rasmi talks with Dr Ruth, the counsellor at Anandaban Hospital. Click through to read her story.

Rasmi talks with Dr Ruth, the counsellor at Anandaban Hospital. Click through to read her story.

This summer, take the Barefoot Challenge and raise money to help people affected by leprosy in Mozambique!  Find out more and sign up: www.feetfirst.org.uk

This summer, take the Barefoot Challenge and raise money to help people affected by leprosy in Mozambique! Find out more and sign up: www.feetfirst.org.uk

Five ways your generosity has helped people in Nepal following the earthquake!  You can still donate to our earthquake appeal here: https://leprosymission.netdonor.net/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1790&ea.campaign.id=38088

The Leprosy Mission's hospital is already treating victims. I helped send medical supplies.

Buy a Gift for Life that will make twice the difference until 31 August! Don't miss out on the chance to help people in Mozambique.  http://www.tlmtrading.com/categories/feet-first-project/

Buy a Gift for Life that will make twice the difference until 31 August! Don't miss out on the chance to help people in Mozambique. http://www.tlmtrading.com/categories/feet-first-project/

Put #FeetFirst this summer and help us transform lives in Mozambique. The UK government is matching public donations to #FeetFirst.

Put this summer and help us transform lives in Mozambique. The UK government is matching public donations to

Worldwide, the employment rates of persons with disabilities are up to twice as high as for non-disabled people.  www.worldleprosyday.org.uk

Worldwide, the employment rates of persons with disabilities are up to twice as…

There are around three million people worldwide disabled as a result of the late treatment of leprosy.  www.worldleprosyday.org.uk

There are around three million people worldwide disabled as a result of the late…

Being disabled more than doubles the chance of never enrolling in school in some countries.  www.worldleprosyday.org.uk

Being disabled more than doubles the chance of never enrolling in school in some countries. www.worldleprosyday.org.uk

Last year there were 215,557 new cases of leprosy diagnosed. That's approximately one every two minutes.  www.worldleprosyday.org.uk

Last year there were new cases of leprosy diagnosed.

Women and girls with disabilities are three times more likely to experience gender-based violence compared to non-disabled women.  www.worldleprosyday.org.uk

Women and girls with disabilities are three times more likely to experience…

25 January 2015 is World Leprosy Day! Join with us at www.worldleprosyday.org.uk #worldleprosyday

25 January 2015 is World Leprosy Day! Join with us at www.worldleprosyday.org.uk #worldleprosyday

Give someone a new beginning this Christmas. Give a Gift for Life. http://www.tlmtrading.com/categories/gifts-for-life/

Support the Leprosy Mission by purchasing Gifts for Life & make a real difference to the lives of people effected by Leprosy.

Give someone a new beginning this Christmas with a Gift for Life  http://www.tlmtrading.com/categories/gifts-for-life/

Support the Leprosy Mission by purchasing Gifts for Life & make a real difference to the lives of people effected by Leprosy.

Can you imagine living in a community of 4,000 people without having access to a private toilet? This was a daily reality for members of a remote community in Niger - until we started to improve sanitation facilities there. http://www.leprosymission.org.uk/news-and-resources/news/the-leprosy-mission-provides-40-toilets-to-a-remot/ #WorldToiletDay

Can you imagine living in a community of people without having access to a private toilet?