Leprosy Defeated Lives Transformed

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Leprosy Defeated;
Lives Transformed
The Leprosy Mission Scotland
Leprosy – Ancient History?
» 600 – 700 new cases every day
» One every 2 minutes
» At least 4 million people already
disabled
» Leprosy is a 21st century disease
» Never eradicated, simply forgotten
But What Is Leprosy?
» A chronic, infectious disease
caused by a germ related to TB
» Completely curable
» Left untreated it can lead to
» Loss of sensation and mobility
» Injury
» Disability
» Can also lead to discrimination,
persecution, stigma, injustice
The Leprosy Mission
» An International Christian
development organisation
» Working in nearly 30
countries in Africa and Asia
» Bringing healing and justice to
people affected by leprosy
The Leprosy Mission Scotland
» The Scottish partner within
The Leprosy Mission
» Supporting work in 7
countries in Africa and Asia
» Working in Scotland to
» Educate
» Inspire
» Enable
The Leprosy Mission
» Following Jesus Christ, we strive to
break the chains of leprosy,
empowering people to attain
healing, dignity, life in all its fullness
» Because we follow Jesus Christ, we
value Compassion, Justice, Humility,
Integrity, Inclusion
Leprosy Health Services
» Our Aim:
» Timely access to the
medical treatment
which people with
leprosy need
Hajara
Hajara
Hajara
Jandira and Nassapalo
Jandira
Jandira
Dignity and Empowerment
» Our aim:
» People marginalised
by leprosy realise
their worth and are
empowered to
overcome challenges
Jagannath
Jagannath
Brojomala
Brojomala
Social Integration
» Our aim:
» Communities are free
from stigma and
discrimination towards
people affected by
leprosy and disability
Boga Lake, CHT
Boga Lake, CHT
ARPAL
ARPAL
Research and Learning
» Our aim:
» To be a learning
organisation that
uses and shares
evidence-based
practice
Resources
» Our aim:
» To be well resourced in
prayer, funds, partnerships
and people
Resources - Give
» Text HEAL19 £5
to 70070
» Blue Tubs
» Legacy
» As A Group
Resources - Act
» Local Fundraising
» Church Rep
» Recommend, Arrange
or Give a Talk
» Teaching Packs
Resources - Pray
» Personally
» As A Church
» ASK Diary
» Electronically
“Just because I have leprosy,
I do not have to live in fear”
Will You Stand In The G.A.P.?
Stand In The G.A.P. - Give
» Text HEAL19 £5
to 70070
» Blue Tubs
» Legacy
» As A Group
Stand In The G.A.P. - Act
» Local Fundraising
» Church Rep
» Recommend, Arrange
or Give a Talk
» Teaching Packs
Stand In The G.A.P. - Pray
» Personally
» As A Church
» ASK Diary
» Electronically
Will You Stand In The G.A.P.?
Leprosy Defeated
Lives Transformed
[email protected]
01786 449 266

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