enveloppe2013.jpg

Logoanglais

mai-horz

Tuesday 12th May in the afternoon at about 12.50 pm Nepal time, another large earthquake measuring 7.3 occurred. It was centered near the district of Sindhuli, just north of Lalgadh. Thirty minutes later a second earthquake measuring 6.8 took place slightly further north.
A medical team in the field had a birds-eye view of some of the heartbreaking destruction being caused by the quakes. Many more houses were damaged, and some that were slightly damaged in the first quake were finished off by yesterday's earthquake.

DAHW, Leprosy Relief Canada's partner in Nepal, is working closely with its Nepalese associations. Shelters are already organized for older leprosy patients with disabilities. DAHW also cooperates on the border with Nepal in the north Indian state of Bihar. They built a clinic for refugees and provided care.

"We cannot be sure exactly how great the damages are at this time, and when we can resume the normal leprosy work," said Mr. Burkard Kömm, of DAHW. "Our medical teams are still very busy with emergency relief. That comes first! "

mai2-horz

In May, many leprosy projects await our financial support:

Nepal: At the beginning of January 2015, we had budgeted to spend 35,000 euros for the Leprosy and Tuberculosis control program in the western and mid-western regions. They will now need much more.

Senegal: We will fund part of the National Leprosy Program.

Nicaragua: Consolidation and extension of the project for the Development of Health Capacities.

India: Support to three leprosy control program in different states.

Peru: Support to Canadian nuns working in the San Pablo de Loreto Leprosy Home.

Thank you so much for your gift!

  enveloppeIn the mail  "When I was in Vietnam, I visited some remote areas of Mekong Delta and met project staff with the Leprosy Relief program. They continue to bring happiness and a reassuring future for leprosy affected persons and their children." T.T.T.

Every gift transforms the life of a person affected by leprosy.
Every gift helps break the vicious cycle of poverty.
Every gift to Leprosy Relief, large or small, makes a difference.
Every gift attests your commitment for a better world.

MAKE A DONATION NOW

SUSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Name:
Email:

Greatchallenge

The challenge runs from
 June 1 to June 30, 2015.
Every dollar donated to Leprosy Relief Canada through canadahelps.org is an automatic entry for our charity to win a $10,000 donation.
Come back here on June 1, a link will be added to participate.
Help us win !
$1 = 1 chance

LEPROSY RELIEF CANADA
305-1805 Sauve Street West
Montreal, QC H4N 3H4
Phone: (514) 744-3199facebook-logo
Toll free: 1-866-744-3199
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Registered charity 103115812RR0001

Vadala