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.
Kashi does not allow his childhood experience with leprosy to affect his patient care.
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.
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.
Because of a leprosy diagnosis, Thresia experienced self-stigma and feared being teased at school. Now, she's back studying and ready to pursue her dreams.