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What is Leprosy?

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Your Gifts at Work: April-June 2022

Your Gifts at Work: April-June 2022

This quarter, American Leprosy Missions joined dozens of governments, NGOs, companies, and philanthropists in signing the Kigali Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).

Surviving the Storm: Updates from the Philippines

Surviving the Storm: Updates from the Philippines

On December 16, 2021, super-typhoon Rai struck the Philippines’ eastern islands, including Cebu: home to our partner, Cebu Skin Clinic. With your help, we sent $25,000 to Cebu Skin Clinic in January to repair the clinic’s facilities and to help people impacted by the typhoon, including those living with leprosy.

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