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Leprosy still exists

Help us to overcome this disease. 

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World Leprosy Day 2021

World Leprosy Day took place on Sunday 31 January 2021 and was the biggest opportunity the year to raise awareness globally about leprosy.

Our collective voice spread the important message that leprosy is curable, and it reached millions of people across the world. 

Help us to keep that message going!

Visit our World Leprosy Day fundraising page to find out how you can get involved, or donate using the link below. 

Lend your support
Current appeals

World Leprosy Day 2021

World Leprosy Day took place on Sunday 31 January 2021 and was the biggest opportunity the year to raise awareness globally about leprosy.

Our collective voice spread the important message that leprosy is curable, and it reached millions of people across the world. 

Help us to keep that message going!

Visit our World Leprosy Day fundraising page to find out how you can get involved, or donate using the link below. 

Lend your support

What we do

Today 600 people will be diagnosed with leprosy, more than 50 of these will be children.

We work directly with communities in Bangladesh, India, Mozambique and Zimbabwe to find, treat and rehabilitate people affected by leprosy.

How we help individuals

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Your support changes lives.

  • We reached 995,659 people through health education and events to raise awareness of leprosy and other neglected diseases.
  • In 2019-20 we reached 260,893 people through diagnosis, treatment and care in India, Bangladesh and Mozambique.
  • We provided 35,616 pairs of protective sandals in 2019-20 to help prevent further disabilities
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  • We provided 35,616 pairs of protective sandals in 2018-19 to help prevent further disabilities
  • In 2019-20 we reached 260,893 people through diagnosis, treatment and care in India, Bangladesh and Mozambique.
  • We reached 995,659 people through health education and events to raise awareness of leprosy and other neglected diseases.
Real life stories

How we help

Francisco is 53 years old and lives in the Zambezia province of Mozambique. Delayed treatment caused by late leprosy diagnosis, has left him with disabilities to his hands and feet, which seriously affects his quality of life.

Read Francisco's' story

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