Charity information


We are an international charity fighting disease, poverty and prejudice. We focus on the poorest and most vulnerable people who are affected by neglected tropical diseases such as leprosy.

Founded 1924

  • Mission statement

    Vision - to be the partner of choice for those seeking to bridge the health gap for people in need.

    Purpose - to transform the lives of people affected by leprosy and other health conditions exacerbated by poverty and social discrimination.

  • Overview

    Established: January 1924

    Registered Charity Number: 213251 SC039715

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 19

    Part time staff: 26

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: + 44 (0)1206 216 700

    Address: 28 MiddleboroughColchester CO1 1TG

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