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Also known as “LF” or “elephantiasis,” this disease causes severe and painful swelling in the limbs until they resemble that of an elephant.

Similar to Leprosy, LF often leads to permanent disabilities and carries sever social stigma. An early diagnosis and treatment will alleviate suffering and inflammation and will prevent transmission. But we need to reach people in time!

For Mother’s Day we are offering a limited time 4X match! MATCH EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 18

effect:hope, formerly The Leprosy Mission Canada, is a Christian international development organization focused on growing healthy, inclusive communities. With partners in 11 developing countries, effect:hope builds stronger health-care systems and champions new research initiatives that will make positive, lasting changes in the lives of millions facing stigma and impoverishment due to leprosy and other diseases of poverty.


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