• Leprosy is fully curable
    Leprosy is not contagious
    Leprosy is not hereditary
  • Medicine (Multi Drug Therapy-MDT) is
    available free of charge
  • People who have been treated may have
    deformity, but are no longer infectious

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Founder's Message

My first encounter with people affected by leprosy was some 40 years ago, when I visited a leprosy colony in South Korea.

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Pig Rearing-Teesrapara, Champa, Chattisgarh

This is an all women’s project involving 15 women beneficiaries and involves raising pigs for meat.  In 2011, SILF provided financ ...

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