Lepers welfare

Advocacy for lepers well-being in their various lepers colonies. Due to their ill-health condition and the taboos associated with their nature of sickness (skin disease) Lepers were not allowed to live in the city, they lived in isolated colonies far away to the city, we discovered the kind of neglection they face, and the lepers were not being catered for and their sense of human rights.

They lack social amenities, no water supply, and no school for their children.

CAMPAIGN OBJECTIVES

To better the lives of the leprosy affected people

To provide to the leprosy colonies clean and drinkable water.

To improve the standard living/well-being of the lepers.

To make provision for the education of lepers for children and medical wards.

To empower lepers economically, for them to contribute to the development of the nation at large.

HOW THE OBJECTIVES WERE ACHIEVED

Through self help group activities and donations from philanthropists.

CAMPAIGN INNOVATIONS

Lepers well-being.

CAMPAIGN IMPACT

Provision of borehole water supply to various leprosarium/colonies

CHALLENGES FACED

No Power supply for pumping of water from borehole and no HILUX BUS for easy distribution of goods.

LESSONS LEARNT

The need for proper disposal of waste water at the various lepers colonies to prevent the spread of the disease to human and animals and even plants.