The Community Intervention Unit attached to The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) hospital in Shahdara, Delhi, along with TLMTI’s WACA (Women as Change Agents) project celebrated Gandhi Jayanthi on 2 October at the community hall near Green Field Public School, Tahirpur, Delhi. A total of 100 people affected by leprosy and their families, youth, and women champions took part in the celebration.
Margaret Thatcher once said, “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” This underscores the point that empowering a woman is key to social change.
The Community Intervention Unit (CIU) of The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s Shahdara Hospital in New Delhi had started two Self-Help Groups (SHGs) – Uthan Self-Help Group in Municipal Corporation of Delhi and Vandana self-Help Group in Sarvodaya Kusht Ashram, both in Tahirpur colony – where people affected by leprosy live, in October 2016.
The Community Intervention Unit of The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s Shahdara Hospital in New Delhi organised an awareness programme on dental and personal hygiene, along with Women Freemasons of India, at Kasturba Kusht Ashram, in Tahirpur, on October 4.
It has changed now!
Sapna, the leprosy awareness campaign mascot, conceptualised and developed by The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI) and adopted by the Government of India’s Central Leprosy Division, is all over the country spreading awareness about leprosy.