From leprosy colony to nursing school

“I am determined to be the best nurse I can be, to be a person of assurance for the patients, to be confident in my skills and abilities to help the patient, and most importantly, to be the patient’s advocate and champion for their health and well-being during a time...

MEET JAYARAJ

For more videos to share and download, click here. As described by Carrie Scott Former Development Director | Rising Star Outreach From his boundless energy, it’s hard to guess that Jayaraj is nearly 70 years old. He is the consummate entertainer and as I walk up to...

MEET SHANTI

For more videos to share and download, click here. As described by Allison Tueller Communications & Data Manager | Rising Star Outreach Shanti was among the first people I met after arriving in India for the first time. A little jet lagged, I was already...

MEET SUSILA

Susila lives in the Bharatapuram leprosy colony with her husband. Her husband is a leprosy affected patient and because of his disabilities, she has been the sole provider for fifteen years. After receiving loans, training, and support to grow her business, she’s...