We refuse to stand by and watch people suffer needlessly. Since 1892, we have been supporting people and communities affected by neglected tropical diseases like leprosy to find hope, healing, and restoration. We put people we serve at the centre of everything we do. Together, we build powerful programs with impact. With your help, we can ensure that people affected by neglected tropical diseases have access to health care and community support they deserve.
Hospital and Community Support
Nearly 51% of all new cases of leprosy in the world are found in India. Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are two of the seven states that contribute to the majority of new leprosy cases in India. . Effect Hope partners to provide hospital and community care in this region.
Working Toward a Leprosy-Free Bangladesh
Too many people are living with the devastating consequences of leprosy because they cannot access health care. Together, with our partners and the Government of Bangladesh, we are on a mission to see zero leprosy transmission, zero disability and zero social consequences due to leprosy through stronger, inclusive health systems.
COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts
The pandemic in India is having a deadly impact. The health system is overwhelmed. one of our partner hospitals, experienced a 90 per cent positivity rate for COVID-19 among the staff. The situation is grim for the people affected by leprosy. Will you provide a life-saving vaccine today?
As followers of Jesus, we partner with others to bring hope and restoration to people affected by neglected tropical diseases like leprosy.
A world where people overcome neglected tropical diseases like leprosy — A world full of hope.