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.
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.
Lepra aims to:
- To work on the ground in Bangladesh, India to treat, educate, rehabilitate and give a voice to people living on the margins of society.
- To meet the health needs of people affected by some of the world's oldest and most neglected diseases and to support them to improve their lives and livelihoods.
- To work regardless of caste, religion or race.
- To work with government, NGOs and international agencies to beidge gaps in healthcare provision.
Established: January 1924
Registered Charity Number: 213251 SC039715
Board members: 10
Full time staff: 19
Part time staff: 26
Phone number: 01206 216700
Address: 28 MiddleboroughColchester CO1 1TG