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Shopping for Independence

Posted by Marija Mrvosevic on

Shopping for Independence
Samjhana knew nothing about crafting but was determined to do something to give her daughters a better education. She learned felting, matting and stitching. Now she makes beautiful handcrafts for sale.
Earning a living not only helps her to pay for the family’s food and other needs, it has also has greatly improved her sense of self-worth.

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5 Unique Gift Ideas For Any Occasion

Posted by Marija Mrvosevic on

5 Unique Gift Ideas For Any Occasion

While finding that perfect gift for your friends and family is fun and fulfilling, getting there can cause a headache. Especially If you’ve already exhausted your options for the year. The Leprosy Mission Shop aims to offer unique gifts you can order easily.

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Anandaban Hospital Update - Dipak COVID Ambulance Driver

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Anandaban Hospital Update - Dipak COVID Ambulance Driver

Anandaban is on the frontline not only of treating leprosy but also as a government-designated COVID centre. Through your healing gifts, you have stood with hospital staff and patients throughout the pandemic. Here’s a report from Dipak, now cured from leprosy, who works as an ambulance driver for Anandaban. “I got the privilege during the pandemic of COVID-19 to provide transportation service to those who were in desperate need. During the initial phase of lockdown in Nepal, drivers were also very afraid  of carrying the COVID patients and some even refused to let them come inside their vehicles.”With his history...

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Livelihood Restored

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Livelihood Restored

You’ve given Shanoli her livelihood back... thank you! COVID drives sharp rise in undetected leprosy cases but THANK YOU for your healing generosity We’re so grateful for your kindness, which helps us to find and diagnose cases like Shanoli’s, even throughout COVID. Because with many leprosy cases going undetected during the pandemic, the goal of zero leprosy transmission by 2035 is under threat. If Shanoli had not received treatment for leprosy, she risked permanent damage to her foot... perhaps even amputation. At first, Shanoli didn’t even realise she had leprosy! She lost feeling in the soles of her feet but continued...

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Overview of our Certificates

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Overview of our Certificates

  Certificates The Leprosy Mission Australia has 7 internationally recognised certifications. Each is unique and offers reliable proof of our practices. Here we present explanation for each of them. Note: Not all of our products have these certifications, but we are proud of all that do have them and we are working hard to ensure that most of our products are certified.   Fair Trade Certification This symbol represents recognised Fair Trade worldwide. Fair Trade is an organisation that works with farmers and producers to ensure that they receive equitable income from their products. The organisation is cooperative, and belongs...

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