The Indus Motor Company provides regular financial support to the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC), which has been working for Leprosy elimination, TB and Blindness control and Community Development for the last 56 years. It is a non- profit, non sectarian organization that constitutes a well-knitted network of 157 control centres nationwide, mostly in remote areas, functioning in close collaboration with provincial governments and providing services to the patients and communities free of charge.
MALC in Karachi, Pakistan is run by Dr. Ruth Pfau, a sister of the Society of Daughters of the Heart of Mary, originally of German descent. Its social work department was founded in 1962 and since then, their work has brought Pakistan to the threshold of achieving a leprosy-free society; a goal which is now being stifled because of financial constraints.
This is why IMC is helping to keep the dream alive by donating PKR 200,000 per year to the MALC.
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