Badri Shrestha – a story in progress

Badri Shrestha is a father in his late 40s affected by leprosy, with a married daughter and two adult sons Subash and Sudeep, who are in their early 20s and both seriously disabled by cerebral palsy. Subash and Sudeep are mostly in wheelchairs (provided by NLT) and also require regular medication to keep them stable which is a significant monthly cost. Subash is a bright lad who is a wiz on a mobile phone, but Sudeep is much more limited and has difficult outbursts of temper at times. Bad...
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WORLD LEPROSY DAY 28th January 2018

This coming Sunday (28th January) is World Leprosy Day and we hope that you can bring our work to the attention of friends and your congregations in support of people affected by leprosy everywhere. World Leprosy Day was the idea of the French humanitarian Raoul Follereau, who dedicated many years to fundraising and helping those affected by leprosy. It began about 60 years ago, initially as a day of prayer to achieve two things. First, Follereau believed that those affected by leprosy should...
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Happy New Year for 2018!

Dear Friends We hope you had an enjoyable Christmas. The NLT office was very quiet over Christmas as Enid was with her daughter for December as the first grandchild arrived, and Mike was in Nepal with most of his family enjoying a Nepali Christmas with our friends at Lalgadh. This website was also hacked again which caused it to be inaccessible to us for some time! To recap on NLT news, the Carol Concert at Bookham was great fun and a great success as people of all ages contributed to a...
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NLT Carol Service – Saturday 25th November

We are going to have a carol service with our friends and supporters at Eastwick Road Church in Bookham (KT23 4BE), to celebrate together the good things that have happened in NLT through this year and think about the meaning of Christmas. The service will be in two parts with a family-friendly part from 3:30pm to about 4:15pm and then an interval with opportunity to have cake and buy NLT handicrafts and Christmas cards, and a second part from 4:45 to about 5:30pm. For those who like buying bags...
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New Leprosy Vaccine Launches into Clinical Trials

Today marks a significant step forward in the prevention and treatment of leprosy as the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and American Leprosy Missions announce the start of a Phase 1 clinical trial in humans for a promising leprosy vaccine candidate – the first vaccine developed specifically for leprosy. Characterized by the World Health Organization as a “neglected tropical disease,” leprosy (also known as Hansen’s disease) is one of the most ancient diseases known to humank...
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NLT Trustee runs this Sunday. Please support him!

Martin Davies is one of NLT’s trustees and he likes running. He is taking part in the Royal Parks Half-Marathon on Sunday 8th October to raise funds for NLT’s relief work in south-east Nepal. The bad monsoon this year has destroyed many homes and we are helping with repairs and rebuilding for the very poor. Money raised through Martin’s run will help us with this. Visit his Justgiving page by CLICKING on the picture on the right:   This will be the 10th year of the “Royal Parks Ha...
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