New Best Sellers!!

We have received two lovely new items from Nepal.  One from our workshops in Kathmandu and one from Lalgadh where our hospital is situated. Kathmandu sent us some lovely foldaway shopping bags made from silk sari material.  Light enough to go into your handbag for that little bit of shopping you need to do in the week!  They are extremely strong and very attractive.  They come in all sorts of colours  with zip closure. From Lalgadh  we received foldaway shopping bags with straps long eno...
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Tree providing shade

In the early 1990's as Lalgadh Hospital was being built Eileen Lodge (Founder) planted a tree outside the outpatients department. Her hope and vision was that it would provide shelter for those waiting to be seen by the doctors. Here is a picture of that tree, all grown up with patients sheltering from the blistering heat of a Nepali summer. People sit and rest, have a midday snooze, eat lunch, have a gossip and just generally relax under the now huge branches, very grateful for the shade ...
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Tragic loss of Bharat Pandit

We are very sorry to share the news of Bharat Pandit's sudden passing on the morning of Saturday 9th July, due to a heart attack. Bharat joined the work at Lalgadh in the late 1990s firstly as a leprosy patient and then later as a staff member, shepherding patients through the outpatient department system. Bharat's life was devastated by leprosy when he was first diagnosed as a young man at Lalgadh, but with the dignity and respect earned through his work, and his building a new life ...
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NLT’s 50th Birthday Celebration!

Saturday June 11th dawned bright and windy .... From early on feverish activities were taking place.  The kitchen was busy preparing food.  the church was busy with displays being erected;  computers and screens being put in optimum spaces for later video messages and little talks for later in the day;  Gazebos being erected in the garden along with chairs that were being chased down from various rooms.  Until finally, yes we were ready and people were starting to arrive. People effusively...
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Vitality London 10km run – 2nd May – please sponsor our runners!

The Vitality Run is back in the heart of London this year and likely to have many thousands running in it, including Sir Mo Farah and three NLT runners - Matthew Houghton, Julie Houghton, and Amy Forbes, all seasoned veterans of the Vitality Run and running in general. Last year the run was held in the grounds of Hatfield House to allow social distancing, etc, but this year the run will be starting and finishing outside the gates of Buckingham Palace - very atmospheric! If you can come...
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