Neglected no more - because I matter.

Your gift, matched 3x, will provide de-worming treatment and Vitamin A supplementation to children under the age of five in Kenya and Côte d’Ivoire for hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm so that Every Child Thrives! When kids are playing outside and splashing in puddles these microscopic worms enter their bodies, stunting growth. This can lead to blindness and death.


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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Do you have any questions? Contact effect:hope at 1-888-537-7679 or email

If the area of need you have designated your gift to becomes fully funded, your gift will be used where it is needed most.

All donations from qualified Canadian donors will receive a tax creditable receipt.

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effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada) is a member of the Canadian Council of Charities. Charitable Registration No.: 11924 1990 RR0001