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Overview of NLR

Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR), a member of International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP), is supporting National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP) of India since 1993...

Aids and appliances

Nerve damage (paralysis of small muscles of the hand, foot or eye of a person) occurs due to involvement of nerves in leprosy thereby crippling the person and affecting his mobility. NLR Foundation provides protective or assistive devices like MCR foot wears, crutches, tricycles, wheel chairs, grip aids, protective eye glasses and artificial limbs to persons affected by leprosy to combat activity limitation due to leprosy. So far 3453 persons have been given aids and appliances to increase their mobility for performing their day to day activities.