Celebrating Leprosy Champions
Celebrating leprosy champions
All over the world, persons affected by leprosy are leading the way and overcoming stigma and discrimination to become champions.
Suresh and Mangala, leprosy champions and husband and wife
Because of leprosy, Suresh and Mangala both faced enormous challenges before they met each other. Now they are happily married, parents to three beautiful children, and they use their work to transform the lives of persons affected by leprosy in India.
Shudeepta, taking control of her own life
Both Shudeepta and her sister are now working in the garment industry, where they have been able to earn a good income thanks to TLM training
Samir, a business owner in India
Samir has a wife and two children. He was diagnosed with leprosy at 16 and now he runs his own motorcycle business.