NLT Nepal and the Corona Virus situation

Some of you have asked how the current situation is affecting the work in Nepal. We can say that our Centre at Lalgadh is gearing up with supplies and new protocols for managing the expected influx of people with respiratory problems. This includes more handwashing basins, some new, easier-to-clean, equipment and lots more masks, gloves, and personal protective equipment. These latter items are hard to source and expensive and so funds are needed to support them with that. NLT Ireland is helping...
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“Aura Que” – New Range for 2020

"Aura Que" is the great range of fashion items designed by Laura Queening, a fashion designer dedicated to ethical production, and working with small producer groups in developing countries. Laura has worked with NLT's fair trade workshop for 10 years to develop a range of fashion accessories and the skills amongst our staff to be able to make them. Laura says: "Our new AURA QUE products have arrived from Nepal and we are super excited to be launching  our new ceramic jugs, eco felt soap p...
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Vitality Run 2020

The London Vitality 10000 run takes place on the May Bank Holiday (25th), in London and the course is 10kilometers. We have 6 places, and several are already filled. If you would like to run for NLT in the Vitality Run, get in contact soon on info@nlt.org.uk, or 020 8940 1200
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World Leprosy Day January 2020

Once again The Nepal Leprosy office held their Annual ‘World Leprosy Day’  Coffee Morning. One of the nice things about coffee mornings is people who don’t know each other,  chatting away and making new friends. The cakes, of course, were delicious.  Thank you to the cooks.  And to the people who ate them!  I think the office would have had great difficulty in finishing them all off otherwise! Mike had a lovely time having in depth conversations with people who, although they had heard of...
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A New Chapter for Mainudin – December 2019

Mainudin Dafali, now aged 48, suffered stigma and rejection all his life because he came from a family affected by leprosy. His own symptoms began when he was very young but he was not diagnosed with leprosy until he was nine years old, when a healthcare survey team saw him walking across a field and recognized his limp as being caused by leprosy. At that time he was working as a buffalo herdsman for a local landlord but when the landlord realized that Mainudin had leprosy, he dismissed him ...
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