A frontline soldier’s story: How Rajkumar leads the fight against social exclusion of people affected by leprosy

The sparkle of steely determination that shone in Rajkumar’s eyes was convincing enough for The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s SOAR (Securing Opportunities towards Advancing Revenue) project team to propose his name as one of the members of the board of directors of a milk producer company that the project was facilitating. Rajkumar was no different from the other board members – he was also affected by leprosy.

A step towards economic empowerment of people affected by leprosy

In a function organised on July 5 in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, Indian Bank has released the first instalment of a loan of Rs 12 lakhs to 24 milk producers in Pakkripalayam village in Cuddalore for expanding their dairy business.

In-depth training in detecting new cases of leprosy

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s SOAR project (Securing Opportunities towards Advancing Revenue) has recently organised a five-day training workshop, in partnership with the Government of India’s National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP), on leprosy

Efforts to empower women, initiatives to promote sustainable livelihood

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s PARTI project (Partnerships, Advocacy, Research and Training towards Inclusion), has successfully completed a 3-month training course in cutting and tailoring for women affected by leprosy/with disabilities, in Alambadi, in Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu.