Mubarak's story

Mubarak is only 12 year's old but already he has dealt with disability, stigma and separation from his family.Read more

Sabiha's story

World Leprosy Day is an important time to drawn attention to this devastating disease. Sabiha's story shows how through the sharing of knowledge we can beat leprosy.Read more

The Manjhis’ story

The Manjhis’ are a family of three generations who have been affected by leprosy.Read more

Champa's story

Read Champa's story about how she was diagnosed with leprosy from taking part in a health education session.Read more

Nagama's story

Nagama is not affected by leprosy, but lives in a leprosy colony to support her family.Read more

Kajal's story

“I have faced several problems in my young life already. All my dreams are shattered. Now I want to study and do a nursing course so that I can serve the sick people.”Read more

Boby's story

Boby tells the story of her own experience with leprosy and explains how we helped to change her life.Read more

Ruby's story

Ruby has an unusual case of leprosy so she has to take steroids in order to effectively treat the disease.Read more

Nisi's story

Nisi had to put his life on hold when he lost sensation in the soles of his feet because of leprosy.Read more

Balaram’s Story

12 years after being diagnosed with leprosy, Balaram started to develop the disabilities he had feared. He had contracted leprosy for the second time.Read more

Subhadra’s Story

Subhadra had lost so much functionality in her hand, she could no longer hold a pen. It was her teacher who suggested she visit the Cuttack Leprosy Home and Hospital to have her hand functionality restored.Read more

Avelino's story

Our work with the Netherlands Leprosy Relief in Mozambique has helped people like Avelino join self-care groups to learn and practice the correct care for their symptoms.Read more