Change The World For One Vulnerable Family Today!

People affected by neglected tropical diseases like leprosy face illness, poverty, isolation and discrimination. Your gift will fight injustice, bring hope, and change lives.

Vaccinations Are Urgently Needed

For $35, you can ensure that a vulnerable person affected by neglected tropical diseases like leprosy will receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Help save lives.

Help End Discriminatory Leprosy Laws

Effect Hope is partnering with other organizations to take action against 130 discriminatory laws against people affected by leprosy in 29 countries.

Become A Monthly Donor

Monthly donations are the best and most effective way to give. You make a bigger impact when you donate monthly. You transform and improve lives each and every day!

What Is Effect Hope?

Everything we do is geared towards one goal – Stop neglected tropical diseases. For good.

For about 130 years now, we have been delivering on the same promise: to support people and communities suffering from neglected tropical diseases like leprosy to find hope, healing, and restoration.

As a Canadian Christian global health organization, we invite the people we serve and our partners to shape the way we work.

Together, we create strategic programs that positively impact the lives of people in need. We ensure that people affected by neglected tropical diseases have access to health care and community support for better mental, physical, and social well-being.

Surgeries Provided

PEOPLE RECEIVED TREATMENT

People Screened For Leprosy

Our Programs

We refuse to standby 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 60 per cent of all new cases of leprosy in the world are found in India. Northern states, such as Uttar Pradesh, tend to have the greatest number of cases due to population density. 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?

Our Mission

As followers of Jesus, we partner with others to bring hope and restoration to people affected by neglected tropical diseases like leprosy.

Our Vision

A world where people overcome neglected tropical diseases like leprosy — A world full of hope.