Celebrate Leprosy Champions
- Santosh, the young man with an entrepreneurial spirit driving him to provide for his young family
Kashi, a man who took the journey from patient to nurse
Kashi does not allow his childhood experience with leprosy to affect his patient care.
Ashok, the lorry driver breadwinner of his family.
Ashok life is transformed after attending the Vocational Training Centre. After being hospitalised for leprosy, he is now providing for his family in a job that he loves.
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