RECLAIM - Releasing the Energy and Capabilities of Leprosy Affected Individuals and other Marginalised
RECLAIM is the main project arm of the LLSC Community Programme. Commencing in 2011, this project builds on the previous stigma elimination project (STEP). It focuses on participatory development through Self Help Groups (SHGs) and Self Care Cells (SCC). It's funding comes from American Leprosy missions (ALM) and The Leprosy Mission (TLM)-Canada.
Its main aim is to empower leprosy-affected and other marginalised and disabled people through a wide range of skill development training programs, microcredit loan schemes with some basic health and nutrition inputs. These include:
A RECLAIM Symposium was convened with great success, 25-26 August 2014, at LLSC.
A Summary Report can be downloaded here
VAP - Village Alive Project
The Village Alive Project is a community based integrated health and development project. It aims at improving the health, nutrition and socioeconomic status of low-caste (Dalits) poor people in selected villages, through women's groups, farmer groups, and primary health care.
Rekhdekh Chautari (Platform for disability prevention)
This is a continuing project that encompasses LLSC's Outpatient and Diagnostic services, and extending their outreach so as to manage leprosy patients in convenient community- based POID and satellite clinics. The project has been helpful in
Schools and Children's Support Project - United Nations Women's Guild (UNWG-Geneva)
For several years the UNWG have funded a project for supporting needy schools and schoolchildren in Districts surrounding LLSC. This has provided thousands of school uniforms, school books, stationary, school bags, soap and towels, as well as school furniture, and daily nutritional feeds.
It also provided scholarships for selected needy bright children. Also during 2013 the UNWG project extended its support to strengthening and equipping the LLSC Inpatient Department School, and supporting the hospital management treatment and reconstructive surgery of children affected by leprosy.
CAP-DLEP - Change Agent’s Participation in District Leprosy Elimination Project (LLSC-CAP-DLEP)
ASHA - A USAID-funded infrastructure development project through American Leprosy Missions
SMILE - Support and Manage Integrated Leprosy Elimination and Prevention of Disability Project
In the Pipeline ...