Laudable leather making

It was a delight to visit the leather workshops operated by Nepal Leprosy Trust (NLT) yesterday. They employ former leprosy patients and their families to make stunning leather products, including bags, wallets, washbags and purses. Not only were the goods beautiful to look at, but you’ll have to take my word that they smelled incredible […]

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A Memorial to Eileen Lodge

Eileen was the lady who first invited Anna to set up Women Without Roofs. Nepal Leprosy Fellowship has just celebrated their 25th anniversary and produced a book to commemorate the legacy of Eileen. This is a copy of Anna’s contribution to the book. I first met Eileen in 2004 at the International Church in Kathmandu. […]

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Renee is in Nepal

Renee, one of the trustees in is Kathmandu right now, she writes: I have visited ladies from WWR this week. Some stories are real success stories but others remain heartbreaking. We have a new deaf lady (62) who is all alone, having had leprosy and being rejected because of this by her brothers. Her “friends” […]

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