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The Care for Cure project supports people with leprosy. Every year more than 3,000 people in Nepal are diagnosed with leprosy. Many more will remain undiagnosed due to stigma, fear, and lack of medical expertise. While for many, it is about battling the unknown.

In remote Jumla district, the scenery is stunning, but life is difficult. Most families don’t have enough food to last the year, lack access to safe drinking water and decent sanitation, and are vulnerable to natural disasters and the growing impacts of climate change. INF is using Livelihood Programmes to work with these communities

For over 65 years Green Pastures Hospital (GPH) in Pokhara has been providing treatment and care for people living with leprosy. The work at GPH also includes treatment and rehabilitation for people living with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities and extends to reconstructive surgery, palliative care and specialist ear care.

This project supports the expenses for Nepalis who would otherwise not be able to access medical treatment. The including medicines, other treatment, transport, assistive devices and additional support costs such as food and accommodation.

This project seeks to increase access to justice, economic empowerment and participation in decision-making to enhance the prospects of all women and encourage them to participate freely and live with dignity in society.

This project provides fuel efficient stoves to help decrease deforestation, provides girls with time to go to school (as they spend less time collecting firewood), and reduces indoor smoke and health related impacts.