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Leprosy still exists

Help us to overcome this disease. 

Current appeals

£1 from you, we get two!

From Tuesday 30 November 2021 through to midnight on Thursday 31 March 2022, we can match the first £79,044 donated to Lepra. Donations can be given to Lepra in person, over the telephone, online, by cheque, or postal order.

For a chance to double your gift, all you need to do is ensure your donation reaches us within the given timeframe, and if it is within the first £79,044 your donation will be matched!  

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Current appeals

£1 from you, we get two!

From Tuesday 30 November 2021 through to midnight on Thursday 31 March 2022, we can match the first £79,044 donated to Lepra. Donations can be given to Lepra in person, over the telephone, online, by cheque, or postal order.

For a chance to double your gift, all you need to do is ensure your donation reaches us within the given timeframe, and if it is within the first £79,044 your donation will be matched!  

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Today, 600 people will be diagnosed with leprosy; 50 of those will be children. 

Over 3 million people across the globe are living with undiagnosed leprosy. Leprosy is not a disease of the past, it still exists and it is still destroying lives. 

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Your support changes lives.

  • We reached 226,730 people through health education and events to raise awareness of leprosy and other neglected diseases.
  • In 2020-2021, we reached 291,890 people through diagnosis, treatment and care.
  • We provided 25,308 pairs of protective footwear in 2020-21 to help prevent further disabilities.
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  • We reached 226,730 people through health education and events to raise awareness of leprosy and other neglected diseases.
  • In 2020-2021, we reached 291,890 people through diagnosis, treatment a.nd care
  • We provided 25,308 pairs of protective footwear in 2020-21 to help prevent further disabilities.
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Maksuda lives with her daughter and her parents in a small village called Pachimpara, near to the town of Sirajganj, Bangladesh.

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