Asbestos, monkeys, a standoff with the government, & some local publicity!
"Now go ahead and shoot us."
Sanjay Mohato (whom we call Tinku) is the man who really makes things work at Prabhatalloi Foundation. He grew up in Dabar, a nearby village, and he remembers this place 40 years ago. Even then he says it was like heaven; a paradise. The fruit trees bore mangoes, jack fruit, and guava. As children they … Continue reading History Part 2: Three Trees
As you walk past the skeleton of an old German building, the wind rustles through the leaves of a Muchukunda tree and you can almost hear it whispering the stories which make up this place. Some of these very trees were planted by villagers 100 years ago; they are still worshiped by the names of … Continue reading History, Part 1: The Early Days
The US Center for Disease Control Recognizes Today as World Leprosy Day! To most of us Leprosy sounds like a grim disease of the distant past; something untouchables might have been riddled with in biblical times. One of those things is true: Left untreated it is a very grim disease. But it's not what you'd … Continue reading About Leprosy