Stories & Testimonies

Stories & Testimonies

Below are just a few of the many testimonies we receive about lives being impacted and transformed by the Leprosy Ministry of Heaven’s Family.

13 Feb

A Fruitful First Year

  One of the lepers who is thankful for receiving treatment at our new medical clinic in India Dear Friends, This past year has been one of exciting new beginnings for our Lepers Fund! We’ve partnered with some very godly men and women who are […]

01 Nov

A Leper’s Smile

"Leprosy." Eternal silence seemed to follow that single, dreaded word as it fell from the doctor's lips. Su Gui Zhong's heart began to race in panic as the diagnosis of an infected patch of skin registered. I'm a leper! Only 24 years old, she knew that her world was about to end. Before that awful moment, Su Gui had every reason to be optimistic about her future. She lived a simple but fulfilling life in rural China, happily married with three precious daughters. She and her husband had recently finished building a new house that had become their little home. Her community was tight-knit and supportive.

09 Aug

Thankful New Students

  The children, all who have parents affected by leprosy, got to attend summer camp as a reward for their hard work at school Dear Friends, You probably remember hearing about the school we started back in February for 35 children of leprosy-affected families in […]

28 Apr

Postcard from China 2

One of our new friends at the lepers’ village Dear Friends, We had some challenges reaching a second HF project that I wanted to visit in Yunnan Province. Taking the only highway to our destination, we arrived at a road block where ten soldiers were […]

01 Apr

Leper’s Child

Wearing a simple dress and an innocent smile, twelve-year-old Saraswati Etlapuram seems like any other carefree little girl who lives in Hyderabad, India. Below the surface, however, she ponders questions about injustices that she doesn't understand: "Why do people shun me? Why am I not permitted to attend school like other children? Is it true that I will never be married?" Although she is perfectly healthy, Saraswati is treated like a leper—because her parents have leprosy.