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POVERTY The success and acheivement presented on these pages would not have been possible without your help and support. We are determined to continue working towards our goal to combat poverty. With your help we have done so much, but there remains a path ahead. We hope you can continue to support us on this journey. TLM Ireland


THANK YOU by Ken Gibson

WE ARE COMMITTED TO WORKING TOWARDS A WORLD WHERE POVERTY AND ITS CONSEQUENCES ARE ELIMINATED.


The Leprosy Mission (TLM) Ireland, an Irish charity is the oldest branch of The Leprosy Mission International, globally recognised as a world leader in leprosy care, cure, rehabilitation and prevention. Key skills and competencies acquired over a 135 year history as an effective international development agency are applied across a range of other diseases and developmental issues beyond leprosy: all targeted at reducing poverty, stigma, oppression, marginalization, prejudice and injustice and towards the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals. TLM Ireland works closely with its partners to deliver holistic community development aid, emergency and disaster relief.

Partnership is at the heart of TLM’s work. We partner with national governments, local communities, international agencies and other non governmental agencies. Our work is resourced by private and corporate donations and by Irish Aid. Donations to TLM are recognized by The Revenue Commissioners for Section 848A tax relief. Partnership is at the heart of TLM’s work. We partner with national governments, local communities, international agencies and other non governmental agencies. Our work is resourced by private and corporate donations and by Irish Aid. Donations to TLM are recognized by The Revenue Commissioners for Section 848A tax relief.


THE PROJECTS BANGLADESH

LEPROSY CARE & REHABILITAION GENDER DISCRIMINATION

UGANDA

HEALTH NEEDS


COTE D’IVORE

DE-WORMING IN SCHOOLS BURULI ULCER TREATMENT MOTHER & CHILD HEALTH SCHEME

NEPAL

PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA PSYCHO-SOCIAL REHABILITATION: CHILDREN & ARMED CONFLICT


BANGLA


LADESH


TOGETHER

We have worked in Bangladesh to reduce the consequences of leprosy. You have helped us provide care and rehabilitation for leprosy sufferers in Dhaka.


34

%

THE PERCENTAGE OF LEPROSY SUFFERERS AND THEIR FAMILIES THAT HAD ACCESS TO ADEQUATE HEALTH CARE BEFORE THE TLM PROJECT


Care and Rehabilitation

DIGNIT LOCATION Outcome In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.

In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.


NITY DESTINATION Plan In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.

In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.


Gender Discrimination

EQUAL LOCATION Outcome In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.

In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.


ALITY DESTINATION Plan In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things..

In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.


Together

60

%

WE HAVE INCREASED THE PERCENTAGE OF LEPROSY SUFFERERS AND THEIR FAMILIES THAT NOW HAVE ACCESS TO ADEQUATE HEALTH CARE IT IS OUR GOAL TO MAKE THIS FIGURE 100%


150

PROPOSED NUMBER OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUPS TO WORK AGAINST LEPROSY. CAN YOU HELP US ACHEIVE THIS?


COTE D’


D’IVORE


TOGETHER

We have worked in Cote D’Ivore to reduce maternal mortality rates by providing better care for women during and after childbirth. You have helped us improve the care and treatment of Buruli Ulcer.


60/100

MATERNAL DEATH RATE IN COTE D’IVORE BEFORE THE TLM PROJECT


FAMIL Mother & Child Health

LOCATION Outcome In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.

In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.


ILY DESTINATION Plan In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.

In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.


HEALT Buruli Ulcer Treatment

LOCATION Outcome In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.

In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.


LTH DESTINATION Plan In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.

In 2004 with the help of our donors TLM Ireland set up 25 training and education centres in Bangladesh. We also introduced Fair Trade farming in the Southern region of the country. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical. Since then 600 000 people have found employment in areas ranging from Fair Trade farming, fishing, teaching and medical professions amongst other things.


Together

04

WE HAVE REDUCED THE MATERNAL DEATH RATE IN THE COTE D’IVORE FROM 60/100 DOWN TO 04/100 IT IS OUR GOAL TO MAKE THIS FIGURE 01/100


529,000 WOMEN DIE IN THE WORLD DURING PREGNANCY AND PEURPERIUM. HOW CAN WE BRING THIS FIGURE DOWN?


OUR JOURNEY continues

WE NEED THE HELP AND SUPPORT OF OUR DONORS NOW MORE THAN EVER.


The Leprosy Mission (TLM) Ireland, an Irish charity is the oldest branch of The Leprosy Mission International, globally recognised as a world leader in leprosy care, cure, rehabilitation and prevention. Key skills and competencies acquired over a 135 year history as an effective international development agency are applied across a range of other diseases and developmental issues beyond leprosy: all targeted at reducing poverty, stigma, oppression, marginalization, prejudice and injustice and towards the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals. TLM Ireland works closely with its partners to deliver holistic community development aid, emergency and disaster relief.

Partnership is at the heart of TLM’s work. We partner with national governments, local communities, international agencies and other non governmental agencies. Our work is resourced by private and corporate donations and by Irish Aid. Donations to TLM are recognized by The Revenue Commissioners for Section 848A tax relief. Partnership is at the heart of TLM’s work. We partner with national governments, local communities, international agencies and other non governmental agencies. Our work is resourced by private and corporate donations and by Irish Aid. Donations to TLM are recognized by The Revenue Commissioners for Section 848A tax relief.


The leprosy mission annual report