The gift of good health through #PureCleanSafeDrinkingWater@ TLM Faizabad

Polluted water isn’t just dirty – it’s deadly! Clean and safe drinking water is the cornerstone of healthy lives. For quite a while, The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) hospital and vocational training centre (VTC) in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh (both are located in the same premises) faced the threat of ill health because of unsafe water.

Recognising and celebrating success at work

Imagine sitting at home without a job despite being a graduate, shunned by neighbours and friends, and with no confidence to carry on with life – all because you have a physical disability.

26-year-old Mamta Gulabrao Kubade had no hope in life. She had met with an accident when she was eight years old, and that left her leg burnt. It resulted in deformity in her lower limb. Despite her disability, she completed her graduation. Job opportunities were rare and she had no confidence to seek out one. Confined to her home in Kothara village of Maharashtra, her days were dreary and nights insomnious. Her self-esteem plummeted to a new low every day.