Changing the lives of people affected by disease, poverty and prejudice.
A donation of just £25 will help our health education van carry on its journey to raise awareness of the symptoms of leprosy, leading to more people being treated and cured. Read more
Host a life-changing tea on 8th March for International Women's Day and help change the lives of women affected by leprosy. Read more
Just £3 a month could provide enough self care kits to allow 12 people living in a leprosy colony to care for parts of their body damaged by leprosy for one year. Read more
To mark World Leprosy Day we shine a spotlight on what it's like to live inside one of India's leprosy colonies. Read more
Leprosy is an infectious disease of the skin and nerves. It is completely curable, however the stigma surrounding leprosy means people are shunned by society and so often hide away. Read more
Lymphatic filariasis is a parasitic disease transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitoes. There are around 1.23 billion people worldwide are threatened by lymphatic filariasis. Read more
Also known as kala-azar or black fever, visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a parasitic disease contracted via sandfly. If not treated the disease can be fatal.
Six countries have 90% of the world's detected VL cases, with India accounting for 50% of the global burden Read more
Join us on 17th June 2017 for a day of cycling around the spectacular Scottish landscape whilst helping to raise money for people affected by leprosy. Sign up now! Read more
Cycle for charity in the RideLondon - Surrey100 on 30th July 2017. The ride takes through 100 miles from London into Surrey’s beautiful countryside.
We recently caught up with our new Chief Executive, Geoff Prescott, where he was kind enough to share with us a little bit about himself and what he hopes to bring to Lepra. Read more
We are so grateful to have received a charitable gift from our Patron, Her Majesty the Queen. Read more
A blog about how everybody from across the globe united to raise awareness of leprosy on World Leprosy Day. Read more