Changing the lives of people affected by disease, poverty and prejudice.
Every day, thousands of women and girls affected by leprosy face appalling discrimination and domestic abuse. Just £20 can train a female health volunteer, so no woman has to suffer alone. Read more
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Victoria Hislop's The Island, we're offering you a chance to win two tickets to a special Q&A event! Read more
In Zambezia province, three more lives are devastated by neglected diseases every day.
Every year, around 300 more people are diagnosed with leprosy and millions are at risk of lymphatic filariasis. Read more
Leprosy is thought to be a biblical disease but actually affects millions of people around the world. We are determined to end the devastating effects of leprosy. Will you join the campaign to #BeatLeprosy by pledging or donating? Read more
Last year almost 216,000 people were diagnosed with leprosy.Join us and together we can beat the effects of leprosy.Join the campaign
After villagers and relatives shunned Kulamani, he decided to leave his family and live in a leprosy colony. Read more
Are you aware of the neglected tropical diseases that affect half a billion children worldwide? Read more
Leprosy is an infectious disease of the skin and nerves. It is a completely curable disease. Read more
Around 1.23 billion people worldwide are threatened by lymphatic filariasis. Read more
Cycle for charity in the RideLondon - Surrey100 on 31st August 2016. The ride takes through 100 miles from London into Surrey’s beautiful countryside.
The popular cycle ride from Edinburgh to St Andrews will be back in June 2016 (date to be confirmed). Read more
Great family events taking place in Bournemouth, Falkirk & London - join in at a venue near you! Everything looks a little different in the dark. With interestingly lit features and lovely sounds accompanying you around the route. Each runner will receive an LED head torch to wear during the race, Sign up now for a 5K with a twist. Read more
Lepra Programmes Officer Hannah Ireland, discusses the 'South-South Cooperation' concept and how our teams in India and Bangladesh are sharing knowledge to help people with lymphatic filariasis. Read more
Congratulations to Lepra in India who were one of the four finalists in the large organisations category of the Indian NGO (non-governmental organisation) awards for 2014/2015. Read more
At the 29th session in June, the Council requested its advisory committee to review implementation of principles and guidelines for the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members. Read more