The Leprosy Mission is an international Christian charity with 141 years of experience. Through The Leprosy Mission’s global family they serve a population of 305 million people in around 30 leprosy-affected countries.
They are an international Christian development organisation that diagnoses, treats and offers specialist care, including reconstructive surgery, to leprosy patients. Their aim is to transform and empower the lives of people affected by leprosy.
Following Jesus Christ, The Leprosy Mission strives to break the chains of leprosy, empowering people to attain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness.
'Leprosy Defeated, Lives Transformed.'
How they help:
Their work is broad and far-reaching. The combination of a disease that has a severely debilitating effect on the body and the stigma surrounding it means a unique and holistic approach is required to care for a person’s needs. They focus on the physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs of a leprosy-affected person and their steadfast support means thousands of people globally have seem their lives transformed over a number of decades.
- Health, rehabilitation & disability care
- Housing, water & sanitation
- Education, training & livelihoods