Ethiopian National Association of Persons Affected by Leprosy

Country: Ethiopia
Founded:November 18, 1996
Number of members:12,122(male 6,680, female 5,442)
Representative:Mr. Kefiyalew Bekele- Board chairperson (right picture)

Vision & Mission

Mission: Avoid stigma and discrimination through participation of Persons Affected by Leprosy and the wider community, Create awareness on early detection and self-care management, benefit members from socioeconomic rehabilitation program and build national and local capacity of association.
Vision: To see a generation free from leprosy and its disability consequence by 2022.

Main activities

  • Build the capacity of national association and local branches.
  • Undertake awareness activities to correct the misconception.
  • Undertake socio-economic development for rehabilitation
  • Work with all stakeholders for the well-being of persons affected by Leprosy and their families.